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Definition of pipe:

  1. A boatswain's whistle, used to call the crew to their duties; also, the sound of it.
  2. A cask usually containing two hogsheads, or 126 wine gallons; also, the quantity which it contains.
  3. A passageway for the air in speaking and breathing; the windpipe, or one of its divisions.
  4. 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.
  5. A small bowl with a hollow steam, - used in smoking tobacco, and, sometimes, other substances.
  6. 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.
  7. An elongated body or vein of ore.
  8. Any long tube or hollow body of wood, metal, earthenware, or the like: especially, one used as a conductor of water, steam, gas, etc.
  9. The bagpipe; as, the pipes of Lucknow.
  10. The key or sound of the voice.
  11. The peeping whistle, call, or note of a bird.
  12. To become hollow in the process of solodifying; - said of an ingot, as of steel.
  13. To call or direct, as a crew, by the boatswain's whistle.
  14. To call, convey orders, etc., by means of signals on a pipe or whistle carried by a boatswain.
  15. To emit or have a shrill sound like that of a pipe; to whistle.
  16. To furnish or equip with pipes; as, to pipe an engine, or a building.
  17. To perform, as a tune, by playing on a pipe, flute, fife, etc.; to utter in the shrill tone of a pipe.
  18. To play on a pipe, fife, flute, or other tubular wind instrument of music.

Synonyms:

cesspit, fret, thermionic tube, flute, pipe up, carve, thermionic valve, clog, cutoff, boiler, piccolo, cheroot, bleep, tube, bellows, back up, tabor pipe, keen, damper, creak, butcher, pipework, beep, tobacco pipe, shrill, chew, blend, head, bake, airlock, metro, bridge, piping, bong, key, subway system, bone, tubing, downspout, vacuum tube, beat, cigar, musical instrument, mewl, underground, chink, blockage, shriek, blanch, bow, tube-shaped structure, fag, pipage, organ pipe, carry, butchery, electron tube, butter, chime, hod, drumstick, thermionic vacuum tube, cigarette, vessel, subway, chill, catgut, peep, ciggy, hammer, screech, cigarette paper, clink, briar, butt, trough, click.

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