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pipe1

pipe1

 
 
pronunciation:
paIp
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
pipe up
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a usu. cylindrical tube of metal, plastic, wood, animal or plant tissue, or other material, through which a gas or liquid may flow.
 
synonyms:
tube
similar words:
bypass, conduit, cylinder, drain, duct, main, manifold, pipeline, pipette, siphon
definition 2: an implement, usu. consisting of a bowl and a hollow stem, used for smoking.
 
similar words:
bong, calumet, hookah, meerschaum
definition 3: the quantity of something such as tobacco needed to fill the bowl of such an implement.
definition 4: (sometimes pl.) any of several musical instruments composed of one or several tubes that produce notes when air is blown through.
similar words:
drone, wind instrument
definition 5: a single tube of such an instrument, as of a pipe organ.
similar words:
drone
definition 6: the high-pitched sound made by certain animals, such as birds and frogs.
similar words:
cheep, chirp, shriek, shrill, squeak, tweet
definition 7: (usu. pl.; informal) the windpipe, lungs, and vocal cords, esp. of a human singer.
similar words:
lungs, voice, windpipe
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: piped, pipes, piping
definition 1: to produce music or give a signal with a pipe.
similar words:
flute
definition 2: to utter words or other sounds in a high, shrill manner.
The frogs pipe mostly at night.
synonyms:
peep, shrill
similar words:
cheep, chirp, flute, shriek, squeak, tweet
phrase: pipe up
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause (a gas or liquid) to flow through or as if through a pipe.
similar words:
channel, conduct, pipeline, pipette, siphon
definition 2: to produce (music) or summon by a signal with a pipe.
similar words:
flute
definition 3: to utter in a high, shrill manner.
synonyms:
shrill
similar words:
cheep, chirp, shriek
definition 4: to attach piping to (clothing or cloth).
similar words:
trim
derivations: pipeless (adj.), pipelike (adj.)
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