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drip pan

noun
1.
a pan for collecting liquid waste:
Put a drip pan under the crankcase.
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Examples from the web for drip pan
  • drip pan shall be located under sanitary sewer pipe.
  • Place a drip pan under any leaking vehicle or equipment.
  • The fire was caused by oil and gas which backed up through a malfunctioning check valve in the generator drip pan drain.
  • Use a drip pan to catch leaks if repairs are delayed.
  • The fire was confined to the tank drip pan and was immediately extinguished.
  • When you change your antifreeze, use a drip pan and funnel to return it to its original container.
  • Unit shall be provided with a condensate pump and a stainless steel drip pan.
  • If vehicle fluids must be removed outdoors, always use a drip pan.
  • Empty drip pan regularly, and protect it when it rains.
  • Adding a drip pan to capture overflow or a hood to capture vapors allows you to reuse materials that would otherwise be wasted.
British Dictionary definitions for drip pan

dripping pan

noun
1.
a shallow pan placed under roasting meat to catch the dripping
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