steamfitter


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steam·fit·ter

 (stēm′fĭt′ər)
n.
One who installs and repairs heating, ventilating, refrigerating, and air-conditioning systems.

steam′fit′ting n.

steamfitter

(ˈstiːmˌfɪtə)
n
1. (General Engineering) a highly skilled person who installs and repairs pipes for air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, and heating systems
2. (Professions) a highly skilled person who installs and repairs pipes for air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, and heating systems

steam′fit`ter


n.
a person who installs and repairs steam pipes and their accessories.
[1885–90]
steam′ fit`ting, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steamfitter - a craftsman who installs and maintains equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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