Words nearby plumbing
Definition for plumbing (2 of 2)
adjective Also plum.
adverb Also plum.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of plumb
OTHER WORDS FROM plumb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH plumbplum plumb
Examples from the Web for plumbing
They found the building was a shell, with no apparently electricity or plumbing, and no completed inner construction.
Pliny the Elder considered their plumbing to be the greatest accomplishment of the Roman Empire.The Scariest Thing About Sandy: Guarding the Water Supply|Kent Sepkowitz|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hotel maintenance is a never-ending job, and plumbing can be very expensive to fix.
Even once the plumbing was installed, some jugs of hot water were still taken up.The Real Downton Abbey: Juiciest Bits From 'The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle'|Tom Sykes|January 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Well, if you hire a cheap plumber, don't be surprised when the plumbing breaks.
He was wholly absorbed in plumbing the gloomy depths of his mind.Good References|E. J. Rath
It is not necessary that all the plumbing contract be let at the time the city water service is supplied.
In such cases the equipment must be a movable one, and gas stoves and plumbing are impossible.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management|Ministry of Education
The figures given in connection with plumbing work are not necessarily accurate.
There are plumbing connections, but these are not suitable for the transmission of a signal.Tangle Hold|F. L. Wallace