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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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Firefighters Paul Howard, Dan McConnell and Nick | Lowcock with the duck rescued from an overflow pipe
Ms Grant said: "The overflow pipe that Jacob had become trapped inside was extremely narrow and there is no way he would have been able to get himself out.
A SEWER worker who fell to his death while working in a giant underground overflow pipe should have been given more instructions.
But Fluidmaster's new Flush N' Sparkle toilet bowl system works by sending the cleaner directly into the bowl through the overflow pipe.
THE overflow pipe from the water tank of a neighbouring house has been running for nearly 12 months now.
The 54 pupils and staff at Canisbay School were startled when lightning struck a copper overflow pipe.
Attach refill tube to fill valve and overflow pipe.
During his evidence, Mr Cross said the boiler in the flat had an overflow pipe from which he had seen water and steam dripping.
1 UNSCREW the overflow plate and pull the upper linkage out of the 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 .
I recall one house where the overflow pipe from the tank in the loft was quite long and unsupported.
My wife Maria, who refuses to kill any living creature, thought it was more humane to give it a quick swill down the plughole, in the expectation that it would climb up the overflow pipe and be safe.