Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of connecting pipes.
  • n. A trade that deals with the installation and repair of piping systems.
  • n. A section of pipe, such as an elbow, used to connect two or more pipes.

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  • n. fitting consisting of threaded pieces of pipe for joining pipes together

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Examples

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  • At the moment it was cleaning a pipefitting unit, using static electricity to magnetize the grime and draw it into a collector scoop.

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  • Engineering, construction and pipefitting are some of the professions that could see a rise in jobs as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules push utilities to invest in new capacity and pollution controls, said the report "New Jobs - Cleaner Air".

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