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"water main" in British English

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water mainnoun [C usually plural]

uk   us  
the ​mainundergroundpipe in a ​system of ​pipessupplyingwater to an ​area
(Definition of water main from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"water main" in American English

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water mainnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɔ·t̬ər ˌmeɪn, ˈwɑt̬·ər/
a ​largeundergroundpipe that ​supplies water to ​buildings in an ​area of a ​city or ​town
(Definition of water main from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “water main”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某一地区的)给水干管,总水管…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某一地區的)給水乾管,總水管…
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