standpipe

a vertical pipe rising along the side of the derrick or mast, which joins the discharge line leading from the mud pump to the rotary hose and through which mud is pumped going into the hole.

Standpipe

• (n.) A supply pipe of sufficient elevation to enable the water to flow into the boiler, notwithstanding the pressure of the steam. • (n.) A vertical pipe, open at the top, between a hydrant and a reservoir, to equalize the flow of water; also, a large vertical pipe, near a pumping engine, into which water is forced up, so as to give it ...
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standpipe

1. <engineering> A vertical pipe, open at the top, between a hydrant and a reservoir, to equalize the flow of water; also, a large vertical pipe, near a pumping engine, into which water is forced up, so as to give it sufficient head to rise to the required level at a distance. ... 2. A supply pipe of sufficient elevation to enable the water t...
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standpipe

noun a vertical pipe
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Standpipe

[firefighting] In North America, a standpipe is a type of rigid water piping which is built into multi-story buildings in a vertical position or bridges in a horizontal position, to which fire hoses can be connected, allowing manual application of water to the fire. Within the context of a building or bridge, a standpipe serves the same pur...
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Standpipe

[street] A standpipe is a freestanding pipe fitted with a tap which is installed outdoors to dispense water in areas which do not have a running water supply to the buildings. In the United Kingdom, an `Emergency Drought Order` permits a water company to shut off the primary water supply to homes, and to supply water instead from tanks or s...
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Standpipe

Stand'pipe` noun 1. (Engineering) A vertical pipe, open at the top, between a hydrant and a reservoir, to equalize the flow of water; also, a large vertical pipe, near a pumping engine, into which water is forced up, so as to give it sufficient head to rise to the required level at a distan...
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standpipe

standpipe, tank or pipe for holding water in an elevated position to create pressure in a water supply system. For a tall building, where the pressure from the mains at street level is insufficient to raise the water to the upper floors, water is pumped up to the standpipe and fed by gravity into th...
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Standpipe

system of pipes inside a building for conducting water for fire hose attachments; may be pressurized with water ("wet") or remain "dry" until activated in an emergency; supplied either from a fire hydrant attachment or from a fire engine's pump. Permits firefighters to reach higher levels of tall buildings without having to run hoses up the stairs....
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standpipe

vertical pipe for conveying gas or water to a higher level
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standpipe

[n] - a vertical pipe
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