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pipe·fit·ting

 (pīp′fĭt′ĭng)
n.
1. The act of connecting pipes.
2. A trade that deals with the installation and repair of piping systems.
3. A section of pipe, such as an elbow, used to connect two or more pipes.
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pipefitting

(ˈpaɪpˌfɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. the act or process of bending, cutting to length, and joining pipes
b. the branch of plumbing involving this
2. (Mechanical Engineering) the threaded gland nuts, unions, adaptors, etc, used for joining pipes
ˈpipeˌfitter n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pipefitting - fitting consisting of threaded pieces of pipe for joining pipes togetherpipefitting - fitting consisting of threaded pieces of pipe for joining pipes together
fitting - a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
reducer - pipefitting that joins two pipes of different diameter
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