pipe fitter


Definition of pipe fitter

: a worker who installs and repairs piping

Examples of pipe fitter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cody, who lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was just four days into his new job as a pipe fitter at a chemical plant when he was laid off in March. Jessica Menton, USA TODAY, "'We shouldn’t have to beg': Americans struggle without unemployment aid as Congress stalls on extending benefits," 25 Aug. 2020 Her mother was an administrative assistant at a community college, and her father was a pipe fitter at a food processing facility. Emily Langer, Washington Post, "Christine Jahnke, speech coach who elevated the voices of women in politics, dies at 57," 19 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of pipe fitter

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Pipe fitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipe%20fitter. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of pipe fitter

: a person whose job is to install and repair pipes that carry water, gas, etc.

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