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Definition 1: a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pipe in the sense of this definition

(pipe is a kind of ...) conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe conducting steam

(... is a kind of pipe ) a vertical pipe

(... is a kind of pipe ) a horizontal pipe having fine holes drilled throughout its length so as to deliver a spray of water

(... is a kind of pipe ) a vertical pipe in a building

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe used to transport liquids or gases

"a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes

(... is a kind of pipe ) a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine

"the car wouldn't start because dirt clogged the gas line"

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe through which burned gases travel from the exhaust manifold to the muffler

(... is a kind of pipe ) a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it

(... is a kind of pipe ) a series of tubes (joined by screwed collars) that connect a drilling platform to the drilling bit; rotates the bit and supplies drilling mud

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe through which liquid is carried away

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe through which fluids can be discharged

(... is a kind of pipe ) a short earthenware pipe on the top of a chimney to increase the draft

(pipe is a part of ...) an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain

Definition 2: a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pipe in the sense of this definition

(pipe is a kind of ...) conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe having a bowl made of meerschaum

(... is a kind of pipe ) an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water

"a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe made of clay

(... is a kind of pipe ) a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe for smoking; has a curved stem and a large bowl made from a calabash gourd

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath

(pipe is a part of ...) the tube of a pipe or cigarette holder that a smoker holds in the mouth

(pipe is a part of ...) the tube of a tobacco pipe

(pipe is a part of ...) a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco

Definition 3: the flues and stops on a pipe organ - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pipe in the sense of this definition

(pipe is a kind of ...) a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath

(... is a kind of pipe ) organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip

(... is a kind of pipe ) a graduated set of organ pipes of like tone quality

(... is a kind of pipe ) organ pipe with a vibrating reed

(... is part of pipe) wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard

Definition 4: a tubular wind instrument - [noun denoting artifact]

(pipe is a kind of ...) a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath

(... is a kind of pipe ) a tubular wind instrument; the player blows air into a bag and squeezes it out through the drone

(... is a kind of pipe ) reed pipe with finger holes on which the melody is played

(... is a kind of pipe ) a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone

(... is a kind of pipe ) a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece

(... is a kind of pipe ) a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together

(... is a kind of pipe ) a small pipe sounding a tone of standard frequency; used to establish the starting pitch for unaccompanied singing

Definition 5: a hollow cylindrical shape - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for pipe in the sense of this definition

(pipe is a kind of ...) a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

Definition 6: utter a shrill cry - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for pipe in the sense of this definition

(pipe is a kind of ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(... is a kind of pipe ) utter shrieks, as of cats

Definition 7: play on a pipe - [verb of creation]

Samples where pipe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pipe a tune

(pipe is a kind of ...) perform music on (a musical instrument)

"He plays the flute" "Can you play on this old recorder?"

(pipe belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

Definition 8: trim with piping - [verb of creation]

Samples where pipe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pipe the skirt

(pipe is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

(pipe implies ...) create (clothes) with cloth

"Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"

Definition 9: transport by pipeline - [verb of motion]

Samples where pipe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pipe oil, water, and gas into the desert

(pipe is a kind of ...) move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

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