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plumbing
American English: /ˈpləmɪŋ/
British English: /ˈplʌmɪŋ/

Translation of plumbing in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (pipes)
    cañerías (feminine plural)
    tuberías (feminine plural)
    (installation)
    instalación (feminine) de agua
    Example sentences
    • There was no kitchen or bathroom, no plumbing or central heating.
    • He simply recalled that he drained the old water heater, disconnected the plumbing and reconnected the plumbing when the new water heater was in place and filled the new tank with water.
    • The downstairs renovations will include a new entrance and kitchen as well as new plumbing, heating and air-conditioning.
    1.2 (activity)
    plomería (feminine) or (Central America) (Spain) fontanería (feminine) or (Chile) (Peru) gasfitería (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I know some carpentry, but I know nothing about electrics or plumbing or roofing.
    • There seemed to be quite a bit of construction, some plumbing, carpentry, and certainly a good deal of blood, sweat and tears.
    • I learned plumbing, electrical, painting, paper hanging - you name it.

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