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piping

pip·ing

piping

 
pronunciation:
paI pIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
phrases:
piping hot
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the network of pipes used for a single purpose, such as the water system in a particular building.
definition 2: the act of producing music or giving signals on a pipe.
definition 3: a high, shrill sound.
similar words:
shrill
definition 4: a thin cylinder of fabric used to decorate or trim clothing or cloth.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: performing or signaling on a pipe.
definition 2: making a high, shrill sound.
similar words:
shrill
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phrase: piping hot
derivation: pipingly (adv.)