Definition of downlet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdaʊnlɛt/ /ˈdaʊnlɪt/


  • A place or opening at which something escapes or is released downwards; especially a downward opening or channel for the passage of water or other fluids. Frequently attributive, as "downlet pipe", etc.

    Chiefly in technical contexts.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Allestree (d. 1681), Church of England clergyman. From down- + let, after outlet.