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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the exhaust pipe coming from the muffler of a motor vehicle
- the exhaust duct of a jet engine
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The pipe through which exhaust gases from an engine are discharged. Also called exhaust pipe.