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pipe fitter

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noun

a person who installs and repairs pipe systems.

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Nearby words

pipe clay, pipe cleaner, pipe cutter, pipe down, pipe dream, pipe fitter, pipe fitting, pipe jacking, pipe major, pipe of peace, pipe organ

Origin of pipe fitter

First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pipe fitter

  • The encounters ended when his father, a pipe-fitter, moved the family to Mississippi.

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  • The force consisted of one pipe-fitter and one or two laborers employed part of their time.