Definition of Steamfitter

1. Noun. A craftsman who installs and maintains equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating.

Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman



Definition of Steamfitter

1. Noun. A person qualified to handle installation and maintenance of piping that carries steam (a highly-skilled task because of the danger of leaks of hot pressurized steam). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steamfitter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steamfitter

steambaths
steamboat
steamboating
steamboatings
steamboatman
steamboatmen
steamboats
steamed
steamed pudding
steamer
steamer clam
steamer duck
steamered
steamering
steamers
steamfitter (current term)
steamfitters
steamfitting
steamfittings
steamie
steamier
steamies
steamiest
steamily
steaminess
steaminesses
steaming
steamingly
steamings
steamless

Literary usage of Steamfitter

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1. Standard Specifications for Personal Service by New York (N.Y.). Bureau of Standards (1917)
"PLUMBER AND steamfitter GROUP SYMBOL (TP) The term Plumber and steamfitter ... GRADE 1 (TP 1) TITLES OF POSITIONS— PLUMBER steamfitter THERMOSTAT REPAIRER ..."

2. The Canadian Album: Men of Canada; Or, Success by Example, in Religion by John Castell Hopkins, W. J. Hunter (1895)
"... Plumber and steamfitter, Ottawa, was born, in 1842, April 15th, in Cornwall, Eng. His parents were John and Jane Bray (Yeoman) Hig- man, the former now ..."

3. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1908)
"... that the decedent was in the service of the defendant as a helper to a steamfitter, or plumber, also working for the defendant; that the latter was ..."

4. Reports of Cases by New York (State). Court of Appeals (1907)
"... helper to a steamfitter, or plumber, also working for the defendant; that the hitler was employed by the defendant solely as a steamfitter, or plumber, ..."

5. Labor Bulletin by Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics (1916)
"No steamfitter is to work for other than a recognized Master Fitter ... The following are the recognized duties of a steamfitter, and both parties to this ..."

6. Union Labor in Peace and War by Walter V. Woehlke (1918)
"The valve had to be put on by a steamfitter. The business agent of the plumbers' union insisted, however, that no common ordinary steamfitter should be ..."

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