Measuring vs Plumbing - What's the difference?

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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

is .

measuring

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.

    Anagrams

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    plumbing

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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.
  • My plumbing was playing up, so I had to see the doctor.
  • (countable) A Murasugi sum where each disk summed along has its boundary subdivided into four segments.
  • Synonyms

    * (genitourinary system) waterworks (informal)

    See also

    * waterworks