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plumbing
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
plumbing /'plʌmiɳ/
  • danh từ
    • nghề hàn chì; thuật hàn chì
    • đồ hàn chì (ống nước, bể chứa nước)
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Concise Dictionary
plumbs|plumbed|plumbingplʌm
noun
+the metal bob of a plumb line
verb
+measure the depth of something
+weight with lead
+examine thoroughly and in great depth
+adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical
adj.
+exactly vertical
adv.
+completely; used as intensifiers
+conforming to the direction of a plumb line
+exactly

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 weight, (plumb-)bob, plummet, lead, sinker:
The plumb holds the string taut and exactly vertical.
adj.
2 vertical, perpendicular, straight up and down:
Make sure the jamb is plumb before hanging the door.
adv.
3 vertically, perpendicularly, straight up and down:
The cord doesn't hang plumb because the shelf is in the way.
4 exactly, precisely, dead, right, accurately, Colloq slap, Brit bang, spot:
The navigator checked our position and we were plumb on course.
v.
5 sound, fathom, measure, probe, explore, measure, gauge, delve, penetrate:
The bathyscaphe has plumbed the deeps of the Indian Ocean. I plumb the depths of depression thinking of starving people everywhere.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 the system of pipes, etc. that supply water to a building: The builders are putting in the plumbing and electrics. + the household plumbing system
2 the work of a plumber: the tools used in plumbing + plumbing jobs / work
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

cold water, hot water | domestic, household

VERB + PLUMBING

put in
They're going to have to put in new plumbing.

PLUMBING + NOUN

arrangements, system | fittings | tools | job, work | leak



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