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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

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

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

Acting is not an important job in the scheme of things. Plumbing is.
Spencer Tracy

My plumbing is no one's business but my own.
Peter O'Toole

It's really important in any historical fiction, I think, to anchor the story in its time. And you do that by weaving in those details, by, believe it or not, by the plumbing.
Jacqueline Winspear
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Plumbing Translations

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