plumbing fixture

noun
a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
Hypernyms: ↑fixture
Hyponyms:
fountain, ↑fount, ↑shower, ↑sink, ↑toilet, ↑can, ↑commode, ↑crapper, ↑pot, ↑potty, ↑stool, ↑throne, ↑urinal, ↑water faucet, ↑water tap, ↑tap, ↑hydrant
Part Holonyms: ↑plumbing, ↑plumbing system

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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