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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The occupation that includes installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage; Measuring the depths of the oceans; Utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building;

Usage examples (37)
  • The word plumbing came from the Latin word plumbum which means lead.
  • They're not gung-ho to leave their condos in Boca to go back to the homeland where the plumbing is a bucket and a walk-to biffy.
  • All the plumbing is new, from on end to the other.
  • The price of working plumbing is eternal vigilance. for more
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