Measuring is a related term of plumbing.
As nouns the difference between measuring and plumbing
is that measuring
is act of measurement while plumbing
is (uncountable) 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.
As a verb measuring
Act of measurement.
* 1899 , Self Culture (volume 8, page 683)
- The repeated measurings of one monument result in a mean approximation to something actually existing, and this is an excellent definition of an average.
(uncountable) 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.
(uncountable) The trade or occupation of a plumber.
(uncountable, informal) A system of vessels or ducts in the human body, especially the genitourinary system.
(countable) A Murasugi sum where each disk summed along has its boundary subdivided into four segments.
- My plumbing was playing up, so I had to see the doctor.
* (genitourinary system) waterworks (informal)