riser pipe


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n riser pipe a vertical pipe in a building
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In literature:

At the roof the 40-inch riser is run into a 48-inch stand pipe.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
After the brief interval I addressed myself to the false riser who had, without knowing it, accommodated me in the matter of the pipe.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
The steam-heating pipe or riser is just beneath the ridge, and this feeds two returns upon either side of the house, next the walls.
"Asparagus, its culture for home use and for market:" by F. M. Hexamer
He was an early riser, always at his desk by six o'clock, pipe in one hand and pen in the other.
"Lafcadio Hearn" by Nina H. Kennard

In news:

BP succeeded in making a 'rough cut' of the riser pipe at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
The front of house set up for most corporate and entertainment events consists of nothing more than consoles and monitors on risers, banquet chairs, and--if you're lucky--a pipe and drape surround.
Discovery of second pipe in Deepwater Horizon riser stirs debate among experts.
Oil sheen near Deepwater Horizon site coming from riser pipe .
BP says new oil sheen in Gulf likely came from leak in bent riser pipe.
A composite carbon-fiber material bonded directly on the pipe surface provides an alternative for obtaining standoff for completion and drilling tools, production riser systems, pipe-in-pipe flowlines, and road and river crossings.