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pipe fitting

noun
1.
a joint or connector, as an elbow, union, or tee, used in a pipe system.
2.
the work performed by a pipe fitter.
Origin of pipe fitting
1885-1890
1885-90; pipe1 + fit1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for pipefitting

pipefitting

/ˈpaɪpˌfɪtɪŋ/
noun
1.
  1. the act or process of bending, cutting to length, and joining pipes
  2. the branch of plumbing involving this
2.
the threaded gland nuts, unions, adaptors, etc, used for joining pipes
Derived Forms
pipefitter, noun
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