Meaning of PIPING in English

PIPING

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

piping hot (= used about food that is nice and hot )

Serve the soup piping hot.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

lead

The best thing to do with lead piping is to rip it all out and replace it with copper or plastic.

Some detail about old lead piping .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It can also be used to cut frozen food, formica, perspex and plastic piping .

Note gold piping , and cuff button arrangement.

On the exhaust side, stainless steel piping was run to a large lorry exhaust on one mudguard.

Pin, tack and stitch along the remaining three sides, including frill or piping , if using.

The best thing to do with lead piping is to rip it all out and replace it with copper or plastic.

Wearing breathing apparatus they were a few feet into the building when overhead piping collapsed, trapping them.

Yellow is the official colour of the United States Cavalry, used in the piping of uniforms and on regimental standards.

II. adverb

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An individual pie, topped with vanilla ice cream, is served piping hot to your table.

It's piping brown neutrality made me sick as a boy and it makes me sick still.

The chefs prepare your selections as you order them so they're served piping hot.

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