Definition of pipework in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪpwəːk/


[mass noun]
Pipes that make up a network in a house, heating system, etc. over the years copper pipework corrodes in places
More example sentences
  • They supply exhibits through a network of trenches and pipework laid in the ground slab.
  • Mr Welch considered that a provisional allowance of £4,000 should be made for renewal of radiators and branch pipework in the main central heating system.
  • A plumber installed pipework, bathroom fittings and a kitchen sink between the 6th and 8th of April.

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