Associations to the word «Plumbing»


PLUMBING, noun. (uncountable) The pipes, together with the joints, tanks, stopcocks, taps and other fixtures of a water, gas or sewage system in a house or other building.
PLUMBING, noun. (uncountable) The trade or occupation of a plumber.
PLUMBING, noun. (uncountable) (informal) A system of vessels or ducts in the human body, especially the genitourinary system.
PLUMBING, noun. (countable) A Murasugi sum where each disk summed along has its boundary subdivided into four segments.
PLUMBING, noun. (uncountable) (informal) Something practical, concrete, real, down to Earth
PLUMBING SNAKE, noun. Alternative term for plumber's snake

Dictionary definition

PLUMBING, noun. Utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage.
PLUMBING, noun. The occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building).
PLUMBING, noun. Measuring the depths of the oceans.

Wise words

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