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  • n. A bend, sag, or other device in a waste-pipe arranged so that the liquid contents form a seal which prevents the escape of noxious gases, but permits the flow of liquids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See 4th trap, 5.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contrivance to prevent the escape of foul air from drains, while allowing the passage of water into them.

Etymologies

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drain +‎ trap

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