pipe away


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pipe away

To remove some gas or liquid (from something or some place) using one or more pipes. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pipe" and "away." We'll need to pipe away the toxic gas before we can activate the reactor. Piping groundwater away from the construction site should be our first priority.
See also: away, pipe

pipe something away

to conduct a liquid or a gas away through a pipe. We will have to pipe the excess water away. They piped away the water.
See also: away, pipe