cañería

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USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in sense 2).
cañería(
kah
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nyeh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
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.
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cañería
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. pipe
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cañería
1 (tubo) pipe; (sistema) pipes
plural
; (p)
piping;
(desaguadero) drain
2 (Música) organ pipes
3 (vena) main line (muy_familiar)
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