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Definitions of pipe

  1. To play on a pipe; to whistle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To play on or as on a pipe; speak or sing in a high key; whistle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To convey in pipes. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To perform, as a tune, by playing on a pipe, flute, fife, etc.; to utter in the shrill tone of a pipe. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To call or direct, as a crew, by the boatswain's whistle. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To furnish or equip with pipes; as, to pipe an engine, or a building. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To play on a musical wind-instrument; as, to pipe a tune; to utter in a high key; as, to pipe a song; to furnish with pipes, or tubes, as to pipe a house for water; to carry through a tube; as, to pipe water into a city. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To play on a pipe: to call with a pipe, as on board ships. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To play on a pipe, fife, flute, or other tubular wind instrument of music. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To call, convey orders, etc., by means of signals on a pipe or whistle carried by a boatswain. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To emit or have a shrill sound like that of a pipe; to whistle. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To become hollow in the process of solodifying; - said of an ingot, as of steel. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To play on the musical instrument called a pipe; to utter a shrill sound; to whistle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To play upon a pipe: to whistle. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To play on a pipe; whistle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. utter a shrill cry Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. trim with piping, as of garments Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. play on a pipe; "pipe a tune" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. To play on a pipe; to utter sharply; to call with a pipe. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To play on a pipe; to send forth a shrill sound; to call by means of a pipe or whistle, as in a ship. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. the flues and stops on a pipe organ Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. a tubular wind instrument Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. trim with piping; "pipe the skirt" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. transport by pipeline; "pipe oil, water, and gas into the desert" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces musical sounds; as, a shepherd's pipe; the pipe of an organ. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. Any long tube or hollow body of wood, metal, earthenware, or the like: especially, one used as a conductor of water, steam, gas, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A passageway for the air in speaking and breathing; the windpipe, or one of its divisions. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. The peeping whistle, call, or note of a bird. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. The bagpipe; as, the pipes of Lucknow. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. An elongated body or vein of ore. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A boatswain's whistle, used to call the crew to their duties; also, the sound of it. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. A cask usually containing two hogsheads, or 126 wine gallons; also, the quantity which it contains. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. A small bowl with a hollow steam, - used in smoking tobacco, and, sometimes, other substances. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A roll formerly used in the English exchequer, otherwise called the Great Roll, on which were taken down the accounts of debts to the king; - so called because put together like a pipe. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. Any long hollow tube; as, iron pipe; a tube of clay, wood, etc., with a bowl at one end for smoking tobacco; as much tobacco as the bowl will hold; a wine measure equal to two hogsheads, or 105 imperial gallons, or 126 wine-gallons; a high-pitched voice; as, the pipe of a child; the note or call of a bird or insect; a musical wind-instrument consisting of a hollow tube, as a flute. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  37. A musical wind instrument consisting of a long tube: any long tube: a tube of clay, etc., with a bowl at one end for smoking tobacco: a cask containing two hhds. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  38. A tube; wind instrument; bowl and tube for smoking; large cask. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  39. A small bowl with a hollow stem, for smoking. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. A tube, as for conveying fluids; a tubular wind instrument; in the plural, the bagpipe. See illus. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. A large cask for wine. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. A musical wind instrument; a long tube; a clay tube with a bowl at the end for smoking; the sound of the voice; a roll in the exchequer; a cask, usually containing 126 gallons. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  43. A large cask generally capable of containing two hhds. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  44. A thin hollow cylinder; a tube; a long tube or cylinder for conveying water, gas, steam, &c.; a wind musical instrument consisting of a pipe or tube of wood or metal; the key or pitch of the voice; a tube of clay or wood, &c., of the diameter of a goose-quill, with a turned-up open head, for smoking tobacco; the roll of creditors in the Exchequer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  45. Piping. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for pipe

  1. And where the water pipe ran between the two houses was a little window; one had only to step across the pipe to get from one window to the other. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  2. No." He lit his pipe and settled himself in his chair. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
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