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drainpipe

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈdreɪn.paɪp/
a pipe that carries waste water or sewage away from buildingsdrainpipes [plural] UK trousers that are very tight all the way down the legs
Translations of “drainpipe”
in Korean 배수관…
in Arabic ماسورة المَجاري…
in Portuguese duto, cano de esgoto…
in Catalan desguàs…
in Japanese 配水管…
in Italian pluviale, tubo di scarico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 排水管,泄水管…
in Russian водосточная труба…
in Turkish atık su borusu, yağmur suyu borusu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排水管,泄水管…
in Polish rura spustowa lub ściekowa…
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