Definition of plumbing
1 : the act of using a plumb
2 : a plumber's occupation or trade
3a : the apparatus (such as pipes and fixtures) concerned in the distribution and use of water in a buildingb : an internal system that resembles plumbing; especially : one consisting of conduits or channels for conveying fluids
Examples of plumbing in a sentence
The house has old plumbing.
First Known Use of plumbing
PLUMBING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plumbing for English Language Learners
: 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.
PLUMBING Defined for Kids
Definition of plumbing for Students
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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