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down +‎ pipe

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downpipe (plural downpipes)

  1. The drainpipe that connects a roof-line gutter with the ground.
    • 2020 May 20, Philip Haigh, “Ribblehead: at the heart of the S&C's survival and its revival: Ribblehead Viaduct repairs”, in Rail, page 26:
      NR plans to install new aluminium downpipes to carry the considerable rainwater for which the area is known.

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