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Definition of Plumbing

Plumbing

  1. of Plumb
  2. The art of casting and working in lead, and applying it to building purposes; especially, the business of furnishing, fitting, and repairing pipes for conducting water, sewage, etc.
  3. The lead or iron pipes, and other apparatus, used in conveying water, sewage, etc., in a building.

Plumbing Quotations

My singing voice is somewhere between a drunken apology and a plumbing problem.
Colin Firth

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
John W. Gardner

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Alfred Hitchcock

I mean, just because you're a musician doesn't mean all your ideas are about music. So every once in a while I get an idea about plumbing, I get an idea about city government, and they come the way they come.
Jerry Garcia

The thing that makes my generation The Greatest is our ability to hang out. We're spectacular at it. If you take somebody from my generation and sit them on a couch and bring them food and plumbing, they'll sit there and talk to you about anything you want until the day you die.
Lewis Black
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Plumbing Translations

plumbing in French is plomberie
plumbing in German is Klempnerarbeit, Klempnerei