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Plumbing termonalogy.

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CROSS CONNECTION

Any physical connection or arrangement between two otherwise separate piping systems, one of which contains potable water and the other either water of unknown or questionable safety or steam, gas or chemical, whereby there exists the possibility for flow from one system to the other, with the direction of flow depending on the pressure differential between the two systems.   (see "Backflow").

CUBIC FOOT of GAS

The amount of gas which occupies 1 cu ft (0.02832 m3) when at a temperature of 60OP (16 C), saturated with water vapor and under a pressure equivalent to that of 30 inches of mercury (101 kPa).

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