pipe fitter
noun Date: circa 1883 a worker who installs and repairs piping

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pipe fitter — Pipe Pipe, n. [AS. p[=i]pe, probably fr. L. pipare, pipire, to chirp; of imitative origin. Cf. {Peep}, {Pibroch}, {Fife}.] 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pipe fitter — pipe .fitter n someone who puts in and repairs pipes for water, gas etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pipe fitter — n. a skilled worker who installs and maintains pipes, as in a plumbing or refrigeration system …   English World dictionary

  • pipe fitter — noun a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances • Syn: ↑plumber • Hypernyms: ↑craftsman, ↑artisan, ↑journeyman, ↑artificer * * * noun : one who fits, threa …   Useful english dictionary

  • pipe fitter — pipe′ fit ter n. bui a person who installs and repairs pipe systems …   From formal English to slang

  • pipe fitter — a person who installs and repairs pipe systems. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • pipe fitter — noun (C) someone who puts in and repairs pipes for water, gas etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fitter — fit‧ter [ˈfɪtə ǁ ər] noun [countable] MANUFACTURING JOBS someone who repairs or puts together machines or electrical equipment: • a gas fitter * * * fitter UK US /ˈfɪtər/ noun [C] ► a person whose job is to repair or put tog …   Financial and business terms

  • Pipe — Pipe, n. [AS. p[=i]pe, probably fr. L. pipare, pipire, to chirp; of imitative origin. Cf. {Peep}, {Pibroch}, {Fife}.] 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces musical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pipe fitting — Pipe Pipe, n. [AS. p[=i]pe, probably fr. L. pipare, pipire, to chirp; of imitative origin. Cf. {Peep}, {Pibroch}, {Fife}.] 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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