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/ˈpləmiNG/,
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The system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other apparatus required for the water supply, heating, and sanitation in a building,
  1. The system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other apparatus required for the water supply, heating, and sanitation in a building

  2. The work of installing and maintaining such a system

  3. Used as a humorous euphemism for the excretory tracts and urinary system
    • - I'd never discuss my plumbing with ladies

  1. utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
  2. bathymetry: measuring the depths of the oceans
  3. (plumber) a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances
  4. Plumbing (from the Latin plumbum for lead, as pipes were once made from lead) is the skilled trade of working with pipes, tubing and plumbing fixtures for drinking water systems and the drainage of waste. ...
  5. A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage, and drainage.
  6. (Plumber (game)) Plumber is a game available for play on the Vii and VG Pocket Caplet.
  7. (Plumber (program)) The plumber, in the Plan 9 from Bell Labs and Inferno operating systems, is a mechanism for interprocess communication, somewhat similar to copy and paste.
  8. (The Plumber) The Plumber is a 1979 Australian film. Written and directed by Peter Weir, The Plumber was originally made and broadcast as a television film in Australia in 1979 but was subsequently released to theaters in several countries beginning with the United States in 1981. ...
  9. (The Plumbers) The White House Plumbers, sometimes simply called the Plumbers, were a covert White House Special Investigations Unit established July 24, 1971 during the presidency of Richard Nixon. Its task was to stop the leaking of classified information to the news media. ...
  10. The pipes, together with the joints, tanks, stopcocks, taps and other fixtures of a water, gas or sewage system in a house or other building; The trade or occupation of a plumber; A system of vessels or ducts in the human body, especially the genitourinary system; A Murasugi sum where each ...
  11. (plumber) One who works in lead; One who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas or drainage; One who did piping for potable and waste water; In the Royal Navy, nickname for an apprentice, a boy aged 16 to 18, who is trained in technical skills ...
  12. (Plumber) A type of hinge, usually near the front of the chassis, on either side, and used to hinge the pans, causing them to be able to lift from the rear. The amount of travel is limited by an up-stop located on the main rails coming in contact with a cross bar attaching each pan at the rear.
  13. (Plumber) Member of an agency monitoring and controlling xenotech on the surface. Named for their job of finding and "plugging" (shooting) leaks.
  14. (Plumber) National Certificate in Plumbing and Gasfitting Level 4 AND New Zealand registration
  15. (Plumber) One who applied sheet lead for roofing and set lead frames for plain or stained glass windows.
  16. (Plumber) Removes and replaces all water lines, sewer lines, gas lines as needed.  Installs sinks, faucets, water heaters, garbage disposals, dishwashers, icemaker lines, gas lines to heating units/water heaters, etc.  The plumber usually makes two to three calls during the job. ...
  17. (Plumber) Somebody who gave up their medical practice in order to triple their earnings.
  18. (Plumber) a person that repairs your water systems or pipes.
  19. (Plumber) worked with lead. Lead sheets were commonly used in roofing as for waterproofing. During the 19th century lead was gradually replaced by iron / zinc which provided a lighter, rust proof material for roofing. ...
  20. (username history: Plumber -> D -> Plumber -> Daniel Webster -> Plumber), usually shortened to Plums or Plum, is a wild and slightly insane retired user. ...
  21. (PLUMBERS) (1970’s) Group started by Nixon to peek out leeks in the white house. Included petty criminals and ex-CIA agents. Funding came from CREEP.
  22. (Plumbers) Businesses under this heading may be subject to licensing requirements, and Orange Book does not and cannot guarantee that each business has complied with those requirements. ...
  23. (Plumbers) Workmen who install the water closets, urinals, baths, lavatories and other sanitary fixtures and their connections to the mains installed by the pipe fitters.
  24. System of pipes for the conveyance of water or gas in a building. Also, the work performed to install such a system.
  25. all of the following supplied facilities and equipment: gas pipes, gas burning equipment, water pipes, garbage disposal units, waste pipes, toilets, sinks, installed dishwashers, bathtubs, shower baths, installed clothes washing machines, catch basins, drains, vents, and similarly supplied ...