standpipe Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “standpipe” in the English Dictionary

"standpipe" in British English

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standpipenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstænd.paɪp/
a ​verticalpipe that is ​connected to a ​watersupply and ​providesdrinkingwater in the US, a ​verticalpipe that is ​connected to a ​watersupply and ​provideswater to a ​publicplace such as a ​building or ​bridge, and that is used when there is a ​fire
(Definition of standpipe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “standpipe”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于给公路等公共场所供水的)竖管…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於給公路等公共場所供水的)水塔,水槽…
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