Trap (Trap)

  1. A “U” shaped fitting constructed to prevent the passage of air, or gas, through a pipe without materially affecting the flow of sewage or liquid waste.
  2. A device for drains; sewers; etc. consisting of a bend or partitioned chamber in which the liquid forms a seal to prevent the passage of sewer gas, etc., as a stench trap
  3. A fitting, or device, which provides a liquid seal to prevent the emission of sewer gases without materially affecting the flow of sewage or waste water through it.
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