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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A pipe to carry off rain water from a roof.

Usage examples (28)
  • Next, the class visited the shop to craft blades out of an old downspout.
  • We DID make it all the way to the end and put on a downspout, which Brian never did.
  • Jeffrey opened the window, climbed out, and shinnied down the copper-plated downspout.
  • The result is that the river there performs more like a downspout than a natural system. for more
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