Synonyms for 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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