1. stopping up by pounding, tapping, or pushing into and making watertight the seams as by filling with a water-proofing compound or material to prevent leakage from materials such as with oakum, lead, or other. 2. to keep from slipping. 3. to make tight by pouring. 4. to force by pounding.
1. material made especially for wicks. 2. a loosely braided, or woven, cord, tape or tube of cotton. Used for making joints tight.
1. a tool for cutting the thread of an internal screw. 2. a hole made in tapping as one in a fitting to furnish connection for a branch pipe. 3. a faucet, valve, a hole. 4. a hole drilled into a water main into which is inserted a corporation valve to receive water service pipe […]
a moveable water-tight connection: i.e.: the spout of a faucet. See SWING JOINT.
a joint in a threaded pipe line permitting motion in the line in a plane normal to the direction of one part of the line. See SWIVEL JOINT.
the actual air or liquid temperature that occurs in the area encompassing where a test or an event is scheduled to take place.
a vent pipe connected at the topmost point in the crown of a trap.