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nipple up

1. vb. [Drilling]
To put together, connect parts and plumbing, or otherwise make ready for use. This term is usually reserved for the installation of a blowout preventer stack.
See: BOP stack
2. n. [Well Completions]
The process of assembling well-control or pressure-control equipment on the wellhead.