Sewer a pipe or conduit for carrying sewage and wastewater 53 Grease trap a

Sewer a pipe or conduit for carrying sewage and

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52.Sewer - a pipe or conduit for carrying sewage and wastewater.53.Grease trap -a device designed not to retain grease from one to amaximum of four fixtures. True or False 54.Bell or hub - that portion of a pipe which, for a long distance, is sufficientlyenlarged to receive the end of another pipe of the same diameter for thepurpose of making a caulked or push-on joint. 55.House drain - is that part of the highest horizontal piping of a plumbingsystem which receives the discharges from soil, waste and other drainagepipes inside of a building and conveys it to the house sewer outside of thebuilding. 56.Hubless pipes - are cast iron soil pipes with plain ends connected togetherwith bolted stainless steel bands and neoprene gaskets 57.Direct waste - is a pipe that does not connect directly with the drainagesystem but conveys liquid wastes by discharging into a plumbing fixture,interceptor or receptacle directly connected to the drainage system. Trueor False 58.I.P.S.- means Inside Pipe Size. 59.Interceptor - is a device designed and installed to separate and retaindeleterious, hazardous or undesirable matters from normal wastes andpermits normal sewage or liquid wastes to discharge into the disposalterminal by gravity. 4
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61.Lateral - in plumbing, a secondary pipeline. In sewerage, a commonsewer to which no other branch sewer is connected. It receives sewagefrom building sewer service connections only. 62.Vent pipe - the part of a vent line, which connects directly with anindividual trap underneath or behind the fixture and extends to the branchor main vent pipe at any point higher than the fixture or fixture traps itserves. This is sometimes called an individual vent. True or False 63.Leader - a pipe connected from street gutter to the downspout orconductor. 64.Seepage pit - a loosely lined excavation in the ground, which receives thedischarge of a septic tank and designed to permit the effluent from theseptic tank to seep through pit bottom and sides.65.Grease tank - a water-tight receptacle which receives the discharge of asanitary plumbing system or part thereof, designed and constructed toretain solids, digest organic matter through a period of detention and toallow the liquids to discharge into the soil outside of the tank through asystem of open-jointed sub-surface piping or a seepage pit meeting therequirements of this Code.
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