The service rendered by the standpipe is similar to that of the air cushion discussed in Section 184.
If the street is blessed with a standpipe, it seems designed as a post for leaping.
A conversation, begun at the standpipe, progressed to the telegraph pole, and at last came opposite the kitchen.
The head or pressure in a standpipe is what causes water to move through the pipes which offer resistance to the flow.
The mixing chamber and valve chamber were one and the standpipe or jet protruded into the mixing chamber.
Two common devices for controlling sudden changes in the water pressure are the standpipe and the air cushion.
The standpipe is simply a large vertical tube connected to the water mains from which and into which water readily flows.
Didn't mind the fat purses of the bigwigs and a little bread and water—and the devil and his standpipe!