indoor plumbing


: a system of pipes that supply water to the inside of a building
The cottage has electricity but no indoor plumbing.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Original shotgun homes were also built before indoor plumbing. Alyssa Longobucco, House Beautiful, 22 Feb. 2023 There was no electricity in Taos or indoor plumbing, the roads were mud and only one telephone in town was wired to the outside world. Kealey Boyd, Los Angeles Times, 16 Feb. 2023

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“Indoor plumbing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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