a vertical pipe or tower into which water is pumped to obtain a required head.
a water pipe for supplying the fire hoses of a building, connected with the water supply of the building and usually with a siamese outside the building.
a vertical pipe, open at the upper end, attached to a pipeline or tank serving to limit the pressure head to that of the height of the pipe
a temporary freshwater outlet installed in a street during a period when household water supplies are cut off
noun 1. the point or place at which a person stands to view something. 2. the mental position, attitude, etc., from which a person views and judges things: From the lawyer’s standpoint, her client is right. noun 1. a physical or mental position from which things are viewed
- St andrews static language
language (SASL) A functional programming language designed by Professor David Turner in 1976 whilst at St. Andrews University. SASL is a derivative of ISWIM with infinite data structures. It is fully lazy but weakly typed. It was designed for teaching functional programming, with very simple syntax. Example syntax: def fac n = n = 0 […]
- Stand someone up
stand the heat
noun 1. a state of cessation of movement or action; halt; stop: The ball rolled to a standstill. noun 1. a complete cessation of movement; stop; halt: the car came to a standstill standstill stand·still (stānd’stĭl’) n. Complete cessation of activity or progress. see: come to a halt (standstill)