Meaning of PIPING in English


n. & adj.


1. the act or an instance of piping, esp. whistling or singing.

2 a thin pipelike fold used to edge hems or frills on clothing, seams on upholstery, etc.

3 ornamental lines of icing, cream, potato, etc. on a cake or other dish.

4 lengths of pipe, or a system of pipes, esp. in domestic use.

--adj. (of a noise) high; whistling.

Phrases and idioms:

piping hot very or suitably hot (esp. as required of food, water, etc.).

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