water closet

an enclosed room or compartment containing a toilet bowl fitted with a mechanism for flushing.
Older Use. a privy or bathroom. Abbreviation: WC, w.c.


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water closet
1.  a lavatory flushed by water
2.  a small room that has a lavatory

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Pour five gallons of sodium hydroxide solution into the piping rapidly enough to simulate the flushing, action of a water closet.
Toilet rooms in excess of one water closet or containing one water closet and one urinal require a trap primed floor drain.
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