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English noun: plumbing

1. plumbing (artifact) utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage

Synonymsplumbing system

Broader (hypernym)utility

Part holonymplumbing fixture

2. plumbing (act) the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)


Broader (hypernym)craft, trade

Part meronymbuilding, construction

3. plumbing (act) measuring the depths of the oceans


Broader (hypernym)measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration

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