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plumb·ing

 (plŭm′ĭng)
n.
1. The pipes, fixtures, and other apparatus of a water, gas, or sewage system in a building.
2. The work or trade of a plumber.
3. Informal An arrangement of bodily vessels or ducts: "treating stroke victims by reversing the plumbing of the body's circulatory system" (Associated Press).

plumbing

(ˈplʌmɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) Also called: plumbery the trade or work of a plumber
2. (Building) the pipes, fixtures, etc, used in a water, drainage, or gas installation
3. (Surveying) the act or procedure of using a plumb to gauge depth, a vertical, etc

plumb•ing

(ˈplʌm ɪŋ)

n.
1. the system of pipes and other apparatus for conveying water, liquid wastes, etc., as in a building.
2. the work or trade of a plumber.
3. the action of using a plumb.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plumbing - utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewageplumbing - utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
plumbing fixture - a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
utility - a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities"
2.plumbing - the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
building, construction - the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
3.plumbing - measuring the depths of the oceans
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
Translations
تَصليح الأنابيبسِبَاكةسِباكَة المَواسير
instalaceinstalatérstvípotrubí
blikkenslagerarbejdesanitære installationervvs-arbejde
putkisto
vodoinstalacijevodovod
víz- és gázszerelés
pípulagningarpípulagnir
配管配管工配管業上下水道設備
배관
inštalatérstvovodoinštalácia
rörmokeri
งานประปา
su tesisatçılığısu tesisatıtesisatçılık
đường ống nước

plumbing

[ˈplʌmɪŋ] N
1. (= craft) → fontanería f, plomería f (LAm), gasfitería f (Chile)
2. (= piping) → tuberías fpl, cañerías fpl; (= bathroom fittings) → aparatos mpl sanitarios

plumbing

[ˈplʌmɪŋ]
n
(= trade) → plomberie f
(= piping) → plomberie f
modif [business, supplies, system] → de plomberie plumbing fixturesplumbing fixtures nrobinetterie fplumb line nfil m à plomb

plumbing

n
(= work)Installieren nt; he decided to learn plumbinger beschloss, Installateur or Klempner zu werden; he does all his own plumbinger macht alle Installations- or Klempnerarbeiten selbst
(= fittings)Rohre pl, → Leitungen pl, → Installationen pl; (= bathroom fittings)sanitäre Anlagen pl; to inspect the plumbing (hum)die Lokalitäten aufsuchen (hum)

plumbing

[ˈplʌmɪŋ] n (craft) → lavoro or mestiere m di idraulico; (piping) → impianto idraulico, tubature fpl

plumber

(ˈplamə) noun
a person who fits and mends domestic water, gas and sewage pipes. Send for a plumber – we have a leaking pipe.
ˈplumbing noun
1. the system of pipes, drains and toilets in a building etc. We shall have to have the plumbing repaired.
2. the fitting and repairing etc of pipes.

plumbing

سِبَاكة instalace sanitære installationer Rohrleitung σωληνώσεις fontanería, plomería putkisto plomberie vodoinstalacije tubature 配管 배관 loodgieterswerk rørsystem instalacja wodociągowa canalização, encanamento водопроводное дело rörmokeri งานประปา tesisatçılık đường ống nước 管道设施
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