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Plumbing vs. Stopcock

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Plumbingnoun

The pipes, together with the joints, tanks, stopcocks, taps and other fixtures of a water, gas or sewage system in a house or other building.

Stopcocknoun

A valve, tap or faucet which regulates the flow of liquid or gas through a pipe.

Plumbingnoun

The trade or occupation of a plumber.

Stopcocknoun

(British) A main shutoff for water to a home from a municipal supply. Usually these valves exist in pairs, one outside the property boundary and one inside the property boundary.

‘If you have a burst pipe turn the water off at the stopcock.’;

Plumbingnoun

(informal) A system of vessels or ducts in the human body, especially the genitourinary system.

‘My plumbing was playing up, so I had to see the doctor.’;

Stopcocknoun

A bib, faucet, or short pipe, fitted with a turning stopper or plug for permitting or restraining the flow of a liquid or gas; a cock or valve for checking or regulating the flow of water, gas, etc., through or from a pipe, etc.

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Plumbingnoun

Practical, concrete work serving to support other work.

‘This is not scientific research as such: it's just plumbing.’;

Stopcocknoun

The turning plug, stopper, or spigot of a faucet.

Plumbingnoun

(countable) A Murasugi sum where each disk summed along has its boundary subdivided into four segments.

Stopcocknoun

faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid

Plumbingnoun

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.

Stopcocknoun

an externally operated valve regulating the flow of a liquid or gas through a pipe, in particular one on the water main supplying a house

‘in many houses, the main stopcock is situated under the kitchen sink’;

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Plumbingnoun

The lead or iron pipes, and other apparatus, used in conveying water, sewage, etc., in a building.

Stopcock

A stopcock is a form of valve used to control the flow of a liquid or gas. The term is not precise and is applied to many different types of valve.

Plumbingnoun

utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage

Plumbingnoun

the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)

Plumbingnoun

measuring the depths of the oceans

Plumbing

Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications. Plumbing uses pipes, valves, plumbing fixtures, tanks, and other apparatuses to convey fluids.

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