pipe fitting


Definition of pipe fitting

1 : the work of a pipe fitter
2 : a piece (such as a coupling or elbow) used to connect pipes or as accessory to a pipe

Examples of pipe fitting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hand-tighten a ½-inch close nipple into the flange pipe fitting [4]. Joe Kohl-riggs, Popular Mechanics, 26 June 2021 Thomas Williams, 36, from Clarksville, Tennessee, describes himself as a PlayStation enthusiast who works as a welder and pipe fitter for a construction company in Nashville as his day job. Shannon Liao, CNN, 6 Feb. 2020 Retiring from pipe fitting at 56, according to the customs of the job, Berry decided to focus on teaching martial arts. Marina Affo, Washington Post, 11 Aug. 2019 Quiema Spencer, a 39-year-old pipe fitter in Kansas City, Mo., has collected signatures and now regularly knocks on doors and works phone banks. Eric Morath, WSJ, 6 Aug. 2018 Amtrak usually sends at least six workers, including a mechanic, a pipe fitter, a welder, an electrician and a signals specialist for each opening in case there is an issue. Paul Berger, WSJ, 2 June 2018 Instead, her husband lost his pipe fitter job in the housing crash, and the bank that promised to modify their mortgage foreclosed. Patricia Borns, USA TODAY, 24 Feb. 2018 Strickland, a Navy veteran, moved to the county in 1973 and worked as a truck mechanic and then as an industrial pipe fitter until he was laid off in 2009. Jenna Johnson, Washington Post, 18 Sep. 2017 After the trial, Wright and his family packed up and moved to Argo, Ill., where Wright attended Argo High School and later went on to work as a pipe fitter. Breanna Edwards, The Root, 5 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of pipe fitting

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of pipe fitting was in 1858

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“Pipe fitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipe%20fitting. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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