pipe fitting
noun Date: circa 1890 1. a piece (as a coupling or elbow) used to connect pipes or as accessory to a pipe 2. the work of a pipe fitter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pipe fitting — 1. a joint or connector, as an elbow, union, or tee, used in a pipe system. 2. the work performed by a pipe fitter. [1885 90; PIPE1 + FIT1 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

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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 office — 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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