pipage

Definitions of pipage
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n a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.

Synonyms:
pipe, piping
Examples:
trans-Alaska pipeline
an oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez
Types:
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chimneypot
a short earthenware pipe on the top of a chimney to increase the draft
discharge pipe
a pipe through which fluids can be discharged
drain, drainpipe, waste pipe
a pipe through which liquid is carried away
drilling pipe
a series of tubes (joined by screwed collars) that connect a drilling platform to the drilling bit; rotates the bit and supplies drilling mud
elbow
a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
exhaust pipe
a pipe through which burned gases travel from the exhaust manifold to the muffler
fuel line, gas line, petrol line
a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine
main
a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
manifold
a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes
line, pipeline
a pipe used to transport liquids or gases
riser, riser main, riser pipe, riser pipeline
a vertical pipe in a building
sparge pipe
a horizontal pipe having fine holes drilled throughout its length so as to deliver a spray of water
standpipe
a vertical pipe
steam line, steam pipe
a pipe conducting steam
tailpipe
a pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car
culvert
a transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway
electric main
a main that distributes electricity
exhaust manifold
a manifold that receives exhaust gases from the cylinders and conducts them to the exhaust pipe
gas line
a pipeline used to transport natural gas
gas main
a main that distributes gas
hydrant
a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
inlet manifold
manifold that carries vaporized fuel from the carburetor to the inlet valves of the cylinders
intake manifold
a manifold consisting of a pipe to carry fuel to each cylinder in an internal-combustion engine
oil pipeline
a pipeline used to transport oil
scupper
drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
cloaca, sewer, sewerage
a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
sewer line, sewer main
a main in a sewage system
soil pipe
drain that conveys liquid waste from toilets, etc.
trap
drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
water main
main (a pipe or conduit) for conveying water
Type of:
tube, tubing
conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

n a fee charged for the use of pipes

Type of:
fee
a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services

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