re·​plumb (ˌ)rē-ˈpləm How to pronounce replumb (audio)
replumbed; replumbing

transitive verb

: to plumb (something) again
especially : to supply (something) with new plumbing
replumbed the bathroom

Examples of replumb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web California water officials are poised to release the first environmental review of a controversial project to replumb the delta — a plan in the works for decades that has alternately been called a water grab or a critical update to shore up state supplies. Rachel Becker, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 July 2022 Named for a president eager to replumb the West, Roosevelt Dam was completed in 1911, one year before Arizona became a state. Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of replumb was in 1881

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“Replumb.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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