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Verb
/pīp/,
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pipes, plural;
  1. Convey (water, gas, oil, or other fluid substances) through a pipe or pipes
    • - water from the lakes is piped to several towns
  2. Transmit (music, a radio or television program, signals, etc.) by wire or cable

  3. Play (a tune) on a pipe or pipes

  4. (of a bird) Sing in a high or shrill voice

  5. Say something in a high, shrill voice
    • - “No, ma'am,” piped Lucy
  6. Use a boatswain's whistle to summon (the crew) to work or a meal
    • - the hands were piped to breakfast
  7. Decorate (clothing or soft furnishings) with a thin cord covered in fabric

  8. Put (a decorative line or pattern) on a cake or similar dish using icing, whipped cream, etc

Noun
  1. A tube of metal, plastic, or other material used to convey water, gas, oil, or other fluid substances

  2. A cylindrical vein of ore or rock, esp. one in which diamonds are found

  3. A cavity in cast metal

  4. A duct, vessel, or tubular structure in the body, or in an animal or plant

  5. A narrow tube made from wood, clay, etc., with a bowl at one end for containing burning tobacco, the smoke from which is drawn into the mouth

  6. A quantity of tobacco held by this

  7. A wind instrument consisting of a single tube with holes along its length that are covered by the fingers to produce different notes
    • - a reed pipe
  8. Bagpipes

  9. A set of pipes joined together, as in panpipes

  10. A tube by which sound is produced in an organ

  11. A high-pitched cry or song, esp. of a bird

  12. A boatswain's whistle

  13. A command that causes the output from one routine to be the input for another

  14. A connection to the Internet or to a website
    • - although many businesses have high-powered pipes, the vast majority of home users still have to dial up
  15. A cask for wine, esp. as a measure equal to two hogsheads, usually equivalent to 105 gallons (about 477 liters)


  1. a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
  2. shriek: utter a shrill cry
  3. a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
  4. transport by pipeline; "pipe oil, water, and gas into the desert"
  5. a hollow cylindrical shape
  6. play on a pipe; "pipe a tune"
  7. Pipe was a Belgian automobile manufacturer founded by the brothers Alfred and Victor Goldschmidt. The company was also known as 'Compagnie Belge de Construction Automobiles'.
  8. A casting defect is an irregularity in the metal casting process that is undesired. Some defects can be tolerated while others can be repaired otherwise they must be eliminated. ...
  9. The vertical bar (|) is a character with various uses in mathematics, where it can be used to represent absolute value, among others; in computing and programming; and in general typography, as a divider not unlike the interpunct. ...
  10. In software engineering, a pipeline consists of a chain of processing elements (processes, threads, coroutines, etc..), arranged so that the output of each element is the input of the next. Usually some amount of buffering is provided between consecutive elements. ...
  11. In Unix-like computer operating systems (and, to some extent, Windows), a pipeline is the original software pipeline: a set of processes chained by their standard streams, so that the output of each process (stdout) feeds directly as input (stdin) to the next one. ...
  12. Pipe describes a number of musical instruments, historically referring to perforated wind instruments. The word is an onomatopoeia, and comes from the tone which can resemble that of a bird chirping.
  13. A rigid tube that transports water, steam, or other fluid, as used in plumbing and numerous other applications; A hollow stem with bowl at one end used for smoking, especially a tobacco pipe but also including various other forms such as a water pipe; A vertical conduit through the Earth's ...
  14. (piping) The process of an animal just beginning to break out of its egg; precedes hatching; The sound of musical pipes; An act of making music or noise with pipes; A system of pipes that compose a structure; An ornamentation on pastry edges and seams; Piped icing on a cake; An ornamentation on ...
  15. (Pipes) are used to forward the output of one program to the input of another program.
  16. (PIPEs) An acronym for “private investing in public equities.” See Private placement.
  17. (Pipes) A DJ term for vocal cords.
  18. (Pipes) A roughly funnel-shaped, usually extrusion of volcanic rock that may or may not contain diamonds.
  19. (Pipes) Folds that occur during the lasting process. [Devlin, 1840]
  20. (Pipes) The physical infrastructure that delivers broadband to an end user.
  21. (Pipes) a free online service released by Yahoo in February 2007, allows the creation of mashups using a visual editor. It requires no coding, you simply drag and drop data sources and operators onto the workspace and connect them.^[7]
  22. (Pipes) minispy, not sure what alt.mode is.
  23. (Pipes) similar to skateboard ramps but designed for snowboarders and skiers.
  24. (Pipes) this doesn’t refer to some musical instrument which rats follow, this means exhaust pipes baby – pipes – exhaust, yeah!
  25. (Pipes) were also shaped and roughed with hard sandstones, afterward polished with water, then sanded with progressively finer and finer abrasive grit and animal hide, finally being rubbed with fat or facial oils to complete polishing.