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overflow

[-flō]
Etymology: AS, ofer + flowan
the flooding or excessive discharge of a fluid, such as urine, saliva, or bile.

overflow

The continuous escape of fluid from a vessel or viscus, as of urine or tears.
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If I was particularly naughty I would blow a raspberry into the overflow pipe while my mum was on the toilet.
For example, water from a dripping overflow pipe may splash on to a wall, causing gradually increasing amounts of damage.
The 54 pupils and staff at Canisbay School were startled when lightning struck a copper overflow pipe.
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It also provides access to the reservoir''s overflow pipe.
I recall trying to trace a roof leak which turned out to be a leak from a second floor toilet overflow pipe which was dribbling into the eaves void boxing behind the toilet.
The volunteers have put the bund in place to prevent the young birds from entering an overflow pipe - and being sucked to their deaths.
The Panfan - based in Dungannon - kills bacteria by drawing odours and bacteria down into the bowl then up the internal overflow pipe.
We had a Garter snake handed in to the zoo during the summer which had popped out of the overflow pipe in a lady's bath in Clydebank .
Tenders are invited for the first compartment will receive water from two incoming pipes: a 375mm internal diameter overflow pipe from barnawee pump station and an existing 1050mm internal diameter concrete pipe.
I recall one house where the overflow pipe from the tank in the loft was quite long and unsupported.
The overflow pipe couldn't take away the excess fast enough, so water was running over the top and starting to gradually erode the bank.