from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See tailpipe.
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- n. For internal combustion engines, the pipe that vents waste gases from the engine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the pipe that conveys exhaust steam from the cylinder to the atmosphere or to the condenser.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pipe through which burned gases travel from the exhaust manifold to the muffler
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Or for that matter like every other wretched character who has choked himself to death at the end of an exhaust pipe or a rudimentarily contrived noose when life’s door was still within his grasp and ready to open for him once again whenever he reached for it.
We could hear the Cadillac long before Dad made it to the house; the exhaust pipe had been repaired with beer cans and heater-hose clamps and the noise could be heard for half a mile.