Meaning of PIPE in English

PIPE

noun the key or sound of the voice.

2. pipe ·noun an elongated body or vein of ore.

3. pipe ·noun the bagpipe; as, the pipes of lucknow.

4. pipe ·noun the peeping whistle, call, or note of a bird.

5. pipe ·vt to call or direct, as a crew, by the boatswain's whistle.

6. pipe ·vt to furnish or equip with pipes; as, to pipe an engine, or a building.

7. pipe ·vi to play on a pipe, fife, flute, or other tubular wind instrument of music.

8. pipe ·vi to become hollow in the process of solodifying;

— said of an ingot, as of steel.

9. pipe ·noun a boatswain's whistle, used to call the crew to their duties; also, the sound of it.

10. pipe ·vi to emit or have a shrill sound like that of a pipe; to whistle.

11. pipe ·noun a passageway for the air in speaking and breathing; the windpipe, or one of its divisions.

12. pipe ·noun a small bowl with a hollow steam, — used in smoking tobacco, and, sometimes, other substances.

13. pipe ·vi to call, convey orders, ·etc., by means of signals on a pipe or whistle carried by a boatswain.

14. pipe ·noun a cask usually containing two hogsheads, or 126 wine gallons; also, the quantity which it contains.

15. pipe ·vt to perform, as a tune, by playing on a pipe, flute, fife, ·etc.; to utter in the shrill tone of a pipe.

xvi. pipe ·noun any long tube or hollow body of wood, metal, earthenware, or the like: especially, one used as a conductor of water, steam, gas, ·etc.

xvii. pipe ·noun 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.

xviii. pipe ·noun 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.

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