Meaning of PIPING in English


I. noun

Date: 13th century


a. : a sound, note, or call like that of a pipe

b. : the music of a pipe

2. : a quantity or system of pipes

3. : trimming stitched in seams or along edges (as of clothing, slipcovers, or curtains)

II. adjective

Date: 15th century

1. : shrill

a piping voice

2. : tranquil

piping times of peace — Shakespeare

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.