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 His father, Chris, who worked for a time as a pipe fitter and then at a family printing business, was more of a wallflower but had an adventurous spirit. Ted Alcorn, Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2021 Students who complete the two-year program can earn dual credits and certificates, giving them a jump start toward a high-paying career as a pipe fitter, ironworker or other industrial jobs. Carole Carlson, chicagotribune.com, 26 Nov. 2021 Lőrinc Mészáros, a former pipe fitter from Felcsút who connected with Orbán on the soccer field, in 1999, won a slew of state construction contracts. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 10 Aug. 2021 Beckett, a retired pipe fitter, owns 25 firearms and staunchly opposes the president's call for restrictions on high-capacity magazines. Washington Post, 6 July 2021 San Antonio pipe fitter Kirby Whitehead let Hunt and Whitten use his shop to build the dinosaur’s frame. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 2 Feb. 2021 John Arthur Palladino was born in Boston on July 9, 1944, the son of a pipe fitter. CBS News, 2 Feb. 2021 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, 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, 19 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of pipe fitter

1860, in the meaning defined above

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6 Dec 2021

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“Pipe fitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipe%20fitter. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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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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