Noun: piping pI-ping
Adverb: piping pI-ping
- A thin strip of covered cord used to edge hems
- A long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
- pipe, pipage
- Playing a pipe or the bagpipes
Verb: pipe pIp
- (used of heat) extremely
"the casserole was piping hot";
- Utter a shrill cry
- shriek, shrill, pipe up
- Transport by pipeline
"pipe oil, water, and gas into the desert"
- (music) play on a pipe
"pipe a tune"
- Trim with piping
"pipe the skirt"
Derived forms: pipings
See also: pipe up
Type of: adorn, beautify, call, cord, cry, decorate, embellish, grace, holler, hollo [non-standard], ornament, play, playing, scream, shout, shout out, squall, transport, tube, tubing, yell
Encyclopedia: Piping Pipe, Wisconsin