• Definition for "catch-basin"
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catch-basin definition

  • noun:
    • A cistern or vault during the point where a street gutter discharges into a sewer, to catch bulky matter that will perhaps not pass readily through sewer.
    • A cistern or vault at the point where a street gutter discharges into a sewer, to catch large issues which will not pass easily through the sewer.
    • A reservoir placed during the point of release of a pipeline into a sewer, to retain matter which may not pass readily through sewer. These types of basins are arranged so that they can be emptied normally as it is needed.
    • A reservoir, particularly for catching and retaining surface-drainage over huge places.
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