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  • noun Plural form of drainpipe.

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Examples

  • Meltwater sometimes overwhelms the interior "drainpipes" of glaciers and causes them to lurch forward, possibly explaining the widespread acceleration of glaciers observed worldwide ...

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  • Meltwater sometimes overwhelms the interior "drainpipes" of glaciers and causes them to lurch forward, possibly explaining the widespread acceleration of glaciers observed worldwide ...

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  • We could all have tips on lock picking and scaling drainpipes! on March 30, 2010 at 11: 50 pm allcoppedout

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  • While the mill office pays homage to the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the factory floor is set under a vaulted and top-lit roof supported by a forest of cast-iron columns doubling up as drainpipes.

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  • One exception: Noel Fielding may continue to wear his drainpipes.

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  • They were drainpipes, out of fashion, and I was the laughing stock of the school.

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  • Orphaned Eton schoolboy James Bond trains for his later death-defying escapes by climbing school roofs and shinning down drainpipes as well as seeing off school bullies, whose character traits resemble his later opponents.

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  • TRIBAL LEADERSTeddy Boys, Mods and RockersIn drape jackets, drainpipes and creepers, Teddy boys roamed the streets as rock 'n' roll took root in Britain.

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  • One exception: Noel Fielding may continue to wear his drainpipes.

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  • Oil drums, drainpipes, corrugated roofs, each a corroded excremental brown.

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