Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coupling, band, elbow, or the like, used in fitting pipes together.
“I am not suggesting that I'd jump at a chance to trade my college degree for a pipe-fitting job in Alabama, believe me.”
“The neural pathways for pipe-fitting doodles were as fat as tree trunks in my brain.”
“Habit has taught the country dweller to accept as inevitable this waste of time, and largely to ignore the odour of petroleum in his abode; but the use of acetylene entirely does away with the daily cleaning of lamps, and, if the pipe-fitting work has been done properly, yields light absolutely unaccompanied by smell.”
“In the West Technical the first year course includes pattern making and either forging or sheet metal work; and that of the second year, forging, pipe-fitting, brazing, riveting, and cabinet making.”
“The boys lent a hand in the work; and one of them, having a practical turn of mind, suggested that he would like to learn more about pipe-fitting in order to install”
“Kohn, 65, of North Charleston was accused in an insurance scheme of helping a Summerville maritime pipe-fitting and welding business lower its workers 'compensation rates, beginning around 2002.”
“Knight's Services, a Charleston-based pipe-fitting and welding company overseen by Roy Knight that did work at Detyens Shipyards.”
“Charges have been brought against doctors, anesthetists, suppliers, technicians and local health officials in the 2007 alleged pipe-fitting mistake that may have led to the deaths,”
“But those don't help the rich, well-connected pipe-fitting interests who were pushing for this tunnel.”
“Through union contacts, Dora said they heard that pipe-fitting work was plentiful in Arizona.”
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