Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in sense 2).
feminine noun
1. (tube) 
a. pipe 
El fontanero tardó dos horas en arreglar la cañería rota.It took the plumber two hours to fix the broken pipe.
2. (pipework) 
a. piping 
Hay que reformar por completo las cañerías de la casa que hemos comprado.We have to completely remodel the piping of the house we bought.
b. pipes (plural) 
El invierno pasado hizo tanto frío que se congelaron las cañerías de la casa rural.Last winter was so cold that the pipes of the rural house froze.
c. plumbing 
Tendrás que reemplazar la cañería de tu casa o los caños reventarán.You'll have to replace the plumbing in your house or the pipes will burst.
1. (general) 
a. pipe 
1 (tubo) pipe; (sistema) pipes
; (p)
(desaguadero) drain
2 (Música) organ pipes
3 (vena) main line (muy_familiar)
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