Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See organ, 6.
  • noun Same as piping, 4.

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  • noun Any system of pipes or tubes; piping
  • noun music The pipes and stops of an organ

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the flues and stops on a pipe organ

Etymologies

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pipe +‎ work

Examples

  • Some parts of the processing machinery such as pipework, heat exchangers, tanks, fillers etc. must be cleaned immediately after the production cycle has finished so that when the next production cycle starts, the system should be cleaned.

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  • Water drips in through the heavy layers of asphalt, concrete, and pipework above the tunnels and crowded passageways.

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  • Scandinavia might be right – certainly, the pipework and connectors in the bathroom (on second thoughts) are not of a kind used in the UK.

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  • Water drips in through the heavy layers of asphalt, concrete, and pipework above the tunnels and crowded passageways.

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  • The former Labour Deputy Prime minister claimed £312 for the fitting of mock Tudor beams to the front of his constituency home in Hull and in December 2004 a plumber charged him £210.79 for pipework, taps and to "refix WC seat," according to the newspaper.

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  • • How do you decide whether to focus on three-dimensional cake sculptures of puppets or pricey cakes covered in rolled fondant with delicate pipework?

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  • The kitchen is stripped back to its bones: exposed brick, salvaged wood walls, and naked beams and pipework on the ceiling.

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  • Water drips in through the heavy layers of asphalt, concrete, and pipework above the tunnels and crowded passageways.

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  • The only issue is that the pipework that underpins it – particularly in the UK – has to be up to the challenge.

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  • The former Labour Deputy Prime minister claimed £312 for the fitting of mock Tudor beams to the front of his constituency home in Hull and in December 2004 a plumber charged him £210.79 for pipework, taps and to "refix WC seat," according to the newspaper.

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