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pipe fitting

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noun
a joint or connector, as an elbow, union, or tee, used in a pipe system.
the work performed by a pipe fitter.
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Origin of pipe fitting

First recorded in 1885–90; pipe1 + fit1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for pipe fitting

pipefitting
/ (ˈpaɪpˌfɪtɪŋ) /

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

Derived forms of pipefitting

pipefitter, noun
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