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plumbing

noun plumb·ing \ˈplə-miŋ\

: a system of pipes that carries water through a building

: the work of a plumber : the job of installing and repairing sinks, toilets, water pipes, etc.

Full Definition of PLUMBING

1
:  the act of using a plumb
2
:  a plumber's occupation or trade
3
a :  the apparatus (as pipes and fixtures) concerned in the distribution and use of water in a building
b :  an internal system that resembles plumbing; especially :  one consisting of conduits or channels for conveying fluids
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Examples of PLUMBING

  1. The house has old plumbing.

First Known Use of PLUMBING

1666

Rhymes with PLUMBING

PLUMBING Defined for Kids

plumbing

noun plumb·ing \ˈplə-miŋ\

Definition of PLUMBING for Kids

1
:  a system of pipes and fixtures for supplying and carrying off water in a building
2
:  the installation or repair of part or all of such a system of pipes and fixtures

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