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plumbing

['plʌmɪŋ] брит. / амер.

сущ.

    1. водопроводное дело; слесарные работы

    2. прокладка труб

    3. работа по свинцу; паяльные работы; чеканка труб свинцом

  1. водопровод; водопроводно-канализационная сеть

  2. разг. уборная, туалет; сантехника

  3. разг. пломба (в зубе)

  4. муз.; жарг. духовой инструмент типа трубы, тромбона

  5. мочеиспускание; мочеполовая система

  6. измерение глубины (океана)

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plumbing

['plʌmɪŋ]

n

  • the plumbing (in a building) — система водопровода и канализации (в здании)

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another filled with unrecognizable (and presumably out-of-date) plumbing fixtures . . .
еще одну с какими-то втулками и тройниками (наверное, для новых труб они не подходили)...
King, Stephen / Bag of BonesКинг, Стивен / Мешок с костями
Мешок с костями
Кинг, Стивен
© 1998 Стивен Кинг
© 1999, АСТ
© перевод В. Вебера
Bag of Bones
King, Stephen
© 1998 by Stephen King
The remains of a fountain burbled in the center of cracked flagstones, sending up a stench redolent of primitive plumbing.
В окружении потрескавшихся плит булькали остатки фонтана, распространяя вонь примитивного водопровода.
Stasheff, Christopher / The Warlock in Spite of HimselfСташефф, Кристофер / Чародей поневоле
Чародей поневоле
Сташефф, Кристофер
© Copyright перевод Сергей Славгородский
The Warlock in Spite of Himself
Stasheff, Christopher
© 1969 by Christopher Stasheff
As machines, we were flabby bags of ancient plumbing and wiring, of rusty hinges and feeble springs.
Но как машины, мы были только мешками с подержанной проводкой и канализацией, с проржавленными петлями и с ослабевшими пружинами.
Vonnegut, Kurt / Breakfast of ChampionsВоннегут, Курт / Завтрак для чемпионов
Завтрак для чемпионов
Воннегут, Курт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
Breakfast of Champions
Vonnegut, Kurt
© 1973 by Kurt Vonnegut
Your Quarry will never tell you his affection dripped away because you mistrusted his plumbing expertise.
Ваша Добыча никогда не скажет вам, что его любовь к вам утекла прочь, потому что вы сомневались в его слесарном мастерстве.
Lowndes, Leil / How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with YouЛаундес, Лейл / Как влюбить в себя любого
Как влюбить в себя любого
Лаундес, Лейл
© Leil Lowndes, 1996
© «Добрая книга», 2001 - Перевод и оформление
How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You
Lowndes, Leil
© 1995 by Debra McCarthy-Anderson and Carol Bruce-Thomas
© 1996 by Leil Lowndes
It was about touching that hair with the side of his fingertip, and knowing yet plumbing fearlessly the depths of her ocean eyes.
Он любил ее за то, что мог осторожно гладить ее волосы и безрассудно бросаться в глаза-океаны.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesСиболд, Элис / Милые кости
Милые кости
Сиболд, Элис
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
© Е. Петрова, перевод с английского, 2010
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
Bill also had a plumber in to check out the pipes, and got my okay to replace some of the older plumbing and the well-pump.
Он также пригласил сантехника и получил мое согласие на замену некоторых труб и водяного насоса. Потом выяснилось, что надо менять и автономный генератор.
King, Stephen / Bag of BonesКинг, Стивен / Мешок с костями
Мешок с костями
Кинг, Стивен
© 1998 Стивен Кинг
© 1999, АСТ
© перевод В. Вебера
Bag of Bones
King, Stephen
© 1998 by Stephen King
Shabby, with plumbing and electricity and light-pipes cut into the architecture, added as afterthoughts.
Обшарпанные, со следами позднейшей перестройки, когда к домам подводили все коммуникации.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / BarrayarБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Барраяр
Барраяр
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© 1991 by Lois McMaster Bujold
© перевод Т.Л. Черезовой, 1996
Barrayar
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© 1991 by Lois McMaster Bujold
The plumbing of two Hopf links, as drawn in the square saddle shape of 7(21), illustrates a special case of a Murasugi sum.
Плюмбингом двух зацеплений Хопфа, изображённым на рис. 7(21) в виде квадратного седла, иллюстрируется частный случай суммы Мурасуги.
Francis, George / A topological picturebookФрансис, Дж. / Книжка с картинками по топологии
Книжка с картинками по топологии
Франсис, Дж.
© 1987 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
© перевод на русский язык, Н. Ю. Нецветаев, 1991
A topological picturebook
Francis, George
© 1987 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
I'm plumb tuckered out; this day started before daybreak.
Сегодня я ужасно измотался, потому что встал еще до рассвета.
Heinlein, Robert / Time Enough For LoveХайнлайн, Роберт / Достаточно времени для любви, или жизни Лазаруса Лонга
Достаточно времени для любви, или жизни Лазаруса Лонга
Хайнлайн, Роберт
© 1973 by Robert A. Heinlein
© Перевод. Ю. Соколов, 2008
© TERRA FANTASTICA, 2008
Time Enough For Love
Heinlein, Robert
© 1973 by Robert Heinlein
Only the classic golem looked like a clay man, and he was brought to life by means of runes inserted in a special opening (when it came to this detail, the magicians’ sense of humor usually plumbed the depths).
Вот только классический голем походил на глиняного человека и оживлялся посредством рун, вложенных в специальное отверстие (тут чувство юмора у магов обычно падало ниже плинтуса).
Lukyanenko, Sergei / The Last WatchЛукьяненко, Сергей / Последний Дозор
Последний Дозор
Лукьяненко, Сергей
The Last Watch
Lukyanenko, Sergei
Day by day we plumbed the valleys, scaled the heights, and tramped the plateaus in search of the miraculous plant.
День за днем, мы измеряли долины, лазили ча вершины и топтали плоскогория в поисках целебного растения.
O.Henry / Let Me Feel your PulseГенри, О. / Дайте пощупать ваш пульс!
Дайте пощупать ваш пульс!
Генри, О.
Let Me Feel your Pulse
O.Henry
A name is nothing; but a plumb, Master George, is something to look at!
Ну, неважно... имя - это ерунда, но деньги, мистер Джордж, деньги - это нечто осязаемое!
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The VirginiansТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Виргинцы. Том 2
Виргинцы. Том 2
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Правда", 1961
The Virginians
Thackeray, William Makepeace
There are others around him: cray and menfish and Bastard John, he supposes, curious to plumb as far as they are able, but he cannot see them.
Он полагает, что вокруг него есть и другие - креи, рыболюди, Сукин Джон, которым тоже не терпится проверить, насколько глубоко они смогут опуститься, - но он их не видит.
Mieville, China / The ScarМьевиль, Чайна / Шрам
Шрам
Мьевиль, Чайна
© Перевод. Г. Крылов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
© 2002 by China Mieville
The Scar
Mieville, China
© 2002 by China Mieville
My excuse to the highly skeptical elders was that, in order to be a successful priest, one had to plumb the depths of human nature as well as aspire to its heights.
И оправдывался перед весьма скептически настроенными старшими тем, что нельзя успешно служить Господу, только воспаряя к высотам натуры человеческой и не ныряя в ее глубины.
King, Stephen / Salem's LotКинг, Стивен / Салимов удел
Салимов удел
Кинг, Стивен
© Е.Ю. Александрова, 1992. Перевод
Salem's Lot
King, Stephen
© 1975 by Stephen King
Naturally, we declined. We had the house on them, and before we were done refusing, that old 'dobe was plumb full of lead.
Жители ранчо были за нас, и пока мы отказывались, весь дом был изрешечен пулями.
O.Henry / Holding Up a TrainГенри, О. / Налет на поезд
Налет на поезд
Генри, О.
Holding Up a Train
O.Henry

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'plʌmɪŋNounводопроводное дело; слесарные работы

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Collocations

open plumbing
установка санитарно-технических приборов с доступом к регулирующим устройствам
optical plumbing instrument
оптический отвес
plumbing and heating installations
инженерное оборудование зданий
plumbing engineer
инженер-сантехник
plumbing fitting
фитинг
plumbing fixture
водопроводная арматура
plumbing fixture
санитарно-техническое оборудование
plumbing installation
инженерное оборудование зданий
plumbing system
инженерное оборудование зданий
plumbing system
сантехника
plumbing-up
выверка по отвесу
shaft plumbing
проверка вертикальности шахтного ствола по отвесу
stage plumbing
ступенчатое провешивание
plumbing core
санитарно-технический блок
plumbing fixture
санитарный прибор

Word forms

plumb

verb
Basic forms
Pastplumbed
Imperativeplumb
Present Participle (Participle I)plumbing
Past Participle (Participle II)plumbed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I plumbwe plumb
you plumbyou plumb
he/she/it plumbsthey plumb
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am plumbingwe are plumbing
you are plumbingyou are plumbing
he/she/it is plumbingthey are plumbing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have plumbedwe have plumbed
you have plumbedyou have plumbed
he/she/it has plumbedthey have plumbed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been plumbingwe have been plumbing
you have been plumbingyou have been plumbing
he/she/it has been plumbingthey have been plumbing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I plumbedwe plumbed
you plumbedyou plumbed
he/she/it plumbedthey plumbed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was plumbingwe were plumbing
you were plumbingyou were plumbing
he/she/it was plumbingthey were plumbing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had plumbedwe had plumbed
you had plumbedyou had plumbed
he/she/it had plumbedthey had plumbed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been plumbingwe had been plumbing
you had been plumbingyou had been plumbing
he/she/it had been plumbingthey had been plumbing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will plumbwe shall/will plumb
you will plumbyou will plumb
he/she/it will plumbthey will plumb
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be plumbingwe shall/will be plumbing
you will be plumbingyou will be plumbing
he/she/it will be plumbingthey will be plumbing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have plumbedwe shall/will have plumbed
you will have plumbedyou will have plumbed
he/she/it will have plumbedthey will have plumbed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been plumbingwe shall/will have been plumbing
you will have been plumbingyou will have been plumbing
he/she/it will have been plumbingthey will have been plumbing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would plumbwe should/would plumb
you would plumbyou would plumb
he/she/it would plumbthey would plumb
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be plumbingwe should/would be plumbing
you would be plumbingyou would be plumbing
he/she/it would be plumbingthey would be plumbing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have plumbedwe should/would have plumbed
you would have plumbedyou would have plumbed
he/she/it would have plumbedthey would have plumbed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been plumbingwe should/would have been plumbing
you would have been plumbingyou would have been plumbing
he/she/it would have been plumbingthey would have been plumbing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am plumbedwe are plumbed
you are plumbedyou are plumbed
he/she/it is plumbedthey are plumbed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being plumbedwe are being plumbed
you are being plumbedyou are being plumbed
he/she/it is being plumbedthey are being plumbed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been plumbedwe have been plumbed
you have been plumbedyou have been plumbed
he/she/it has been plumbedthey have been plumbed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was plumbedwe were plumbed
you were plumbedyou were plumbed
he/she/it was plumbedthey were plumbed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being plumbedwe were being plumbed
you were being plumbedyou were being plumbed
he/she/it was being plumbedthey were being plumbed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been plumbedwe had been plumbed
you had been plumbedyou had been plumbed
he/she/it had been plumbedthey had been plumbed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be plumbedwe shall/will be plumbed
you will be plumbedyou will be plumbed
he/she/it will be plumbedthey will be plumbed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been plumbedwe shall/will have been plumbed
you will have been plumbedyou will have been plumbed
he/she/it will have been plumbedthey will have been plumbed

plumbing

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseplumbing*plumbings
Possessive caseplumbing's*plumbings'