Definition of “standpipe” - English Dictionary

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“standpipe” in British English

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standpipenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstænd.paɪp/ us /ˈstænd.paɪp/

in the US, a vertical pipe that is connected to a water supply and provides water to a public place 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)