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Noun: pipe  pIp
  1. A tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    - tobacco pipe
  2. A long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    - pipage, piping
  3. A hollow cylindrical shape
    - tube
  4. A tubular wind instrument
  5. The flues and stops on a pipe organ
    - organ pipe, pipework
  6. (computing, in Unix) a connection between the output of one program and the input of another, e.g. denoted with the pipe character '|'
Verb: pipe  pIp
  1. Utter a shrill cry
    - shriek, shrill, pipe up
  2. Transport by pipeline
    "pipe oil, water, and gas into the desert"
  3. (music) play on a pipe
    "pipe a tune"
  4. Trim with piping
    "pipe the skirt"

Derived forms: piping, pipes, piped

See also: pipe up

Type of: adorn, beautify, breath, call, cry, cylinder, decorate, embellish, grace, holler [informal], hollo [non-standard], ornament, play, scream, shout, shout out, squall, transport, tube, tubing, wind, wind instrument, yell

Part of: organ, pipe organ

Encyclopedia: Pipe, Martin