a pipe for conveying rain water from a roof or gutter to the ground or to a drain.
Also called drainspout; British, downpipe.

1895–1900; down1 + spout Unabridged
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downspout (ˈdaʊnˌspaʊt)
(US), (Canadian) drainpipe, Also called: downpipe a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drain

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Example sentences
Changing the flow of the downspout is one way to conserve rainwater.
They often are positioned at the bottom of a downspout to capture the water
  from gutters.
Attach a barrel to your downspout that will collect rain from your roof's eaves.
The top elbow of the downspout on this house has slipped off of the gutter
  outlet tube.
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