Synonyms of plumbing


1. plumbing, plumbing system, utility

usage: utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage

2. plumbing, plumbery, trade, craft

usage: the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)

3. bathymetry, plumbing, measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration

usage: measuring the depths of the oceans


1. plumb, quantify, measure

usage: measure the depth of something

2. plumb, burden, burthen, weight, weight down

usage: weight with lead

3. plumb, explore

usage: examine thoroughly and in great depth

4. plumb, adjust, set, correct

usage: adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical

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