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Definition of "steamfitter" [steamfitter]

  • One who installs and repairs heating, ventilating, refrigerating, and air-conditioning systems. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "steamfitter" in a sentence
  • "Michael Carroll: My father was a steamfitter — as were my uncles, grandfather, brother, and many cousins."
  • ""Looking more like a steamfitter on holiday than a colleague of the magnificent [Richard harding] Davis," biographer Richard O'Connor says, Jack London nevertheless intended getting to the heart of the matter: "He carried a camera instead of a walking stick, and proposed to record the sight and smells of war, both on film and paper, at the level of the infantryman's boots and the cookfires of the cavalry on march.""
  • ""I'm a hard-core Republican," says retired steamfitter-welder Vernon West, 66, standing on the front porch of his home in northeastern Idaho's Mullan."