Sentence Examples


  • Later, the serendipitous drippings were augmented by additional piping, carrying excess water to spray even more surface of the rock walls.
  • Imposing columns and pillars of ice were visible everywhere—massive icicles and mounds, built up from the spraying water tapped from the piping that paralleled the penstock.
  • The penstock, three feet in diameter at this point, was a long black snake, carrying its mountain water to the small generating station, while adjacent black piping and frequent taps provided the ice that coated the cliff sides in gigantic clusters below.
  • Compared with heating by hot water, steam-heating requires less piping, which, further, may be of much smaller diameter to attain a similar result, because of the higher temperature of the heat yielding surface.
  • With cast iron pipe this cannot be done, and no length of piping over 40 ft.

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