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Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 1:58:53 PM

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What do you call this kind of a pipe used to carry away rain water?

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FROSTY X RIME
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:06:02 PM

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It is a gutter or a drain pipe.

Sorry, I spelt drainpipe wrong. It's drainpipe, not drain pipe.

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georgieporgie
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:15:27 PM
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It's commonly called a "downspout" in AE.
Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:19:10 PM

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FROSTY X RIME wrote:
It is a gutter or a drain pipe.

I thought drain pipes were for sewage. :(

Thanks to both of you!

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FROSTY X RIME
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:55:44 PM

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Sorry, I don't know about gutter any more. Someone says a gutter is an open horizontal one.

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thar
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 3:14:51 PM

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Yes, BE at least
Gutter - horizontal channel

Leading to
Drain pipe (ie it drains the roof) in normal speech. If you are being technical you could call it the downpipe.

A sewage pipe is a foul water pipe.


Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 3:59:31 PM

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thar wrote:
Yes, BE at least
Gutter - horizontal channel

Leading to
Drain pipe (ie it drains the roof) in normal speech. If you are being technical you could call it the downpipe.

A sewage pipe is a foul water pipe.

Thank you, thar!

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Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:48:58 PM

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In AE, too, the gutter ("rain gutter") runs along the edge of the eaves and discharges into a downspout.

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