the threaded gland nuts, unions, adaptors, etc, used for joining pipes
noun 1. a person who installs and repairs pipe systems.
[pahyp-fish] /ˈpaɪpˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) pipefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pipefishes. 1. any elongated, marine and sometimes freshwater species of the family Syngnathidae, having a tubular snout and covered with bony plates. /ˈpaɪpˌfɪʃ/ noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. any of various teleost fishes of the genera Nerophis, Syngnathus, etc, […]
[pahyp-dreem] /ˈpaɪpˌdrim/ verb (used without object), pipe-dreamed or pipe-dreamt, pipe-dreaming. 1. to indulge in pipe dreams; fantasize. noun 1. any fantastic notion, hope, or story: Her plans for a movie career are just a pipe dream. noun 1. a fanciful or impossible plan or hope n. 1870; the sort of improbable fantasy one has while […]
[pahyp] /paɪp/ noun 1. a hollow cylinder of metal, wood, or other material, used for the conveyance of water, gas, steam, petroleum, etc. 2. a tube of wood, clay, hard rubber, or other material, with a small bowl at one end, used for smoking tobacco, opium, etc. 3. a quantity, as of tobacco, that fills […]