HyperDic: plumbing

English > 3 senses of the word plumbing:
NOUNartifactplumbing, plumbing systemutility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
actplumbing, plumberythe occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)
actplumbing, bathymetrymeasuring the depths of the oceans
plumbing > pronunciation
Soundsplah'mihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > plumbing: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningutility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage.
Synonymplumbing system
Partsplumbing fixtureA fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
BroaderutilityA facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat / heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal
Spanishfontanería, instalación de cañerías, plomería
Catalaninstal·lació de canonades
English > plumbing: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building).
Synonymplumbery
Part ofconstruction, buildingThe commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones
Broadertrade, craftThe skilled practice of a practical occupation
Spanishfontanería
Catalanfontaneria, lampisteria
English > plumbing: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningMeasuring the depths of the oceans.
Synonymbathymetry
Broadermeasurement, measuring, measure, mensurationThe act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
Spanishbatimetría
Catalanbatimetria
Verbsplumbmeasure the depth of something

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