Pipe vs Fistuliform - What's the difference?

pipe | fistuliform |

As a proper noun pipe

is .

As an adjective fistuliform is

of a fistular form; tubular; pipe-shaped.



(wikipedia pipe)


(en noun)
  • (lb) Wind instrument.
  • # (lb) A wind instrument consisting of a tube, often lined with holes to allow for adjustment in pitch, sounded by blowing into the tube.
  • # (lb) A hollow tube used to produce sound in an organ; an organ pipe.
  • # The key or sound of the voice.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • # A high-pitched sound, especially of a bird.
  • #* (1809-1892)
  • the earliest pipe of half-awakened birds
  • (lb) Hollow conduit.
  • # A rigid tube that transports water, steam
  • # A tubular passageway in the human body; the windpipe, a blood vessel.
  • #
  • #* 1818' September 26, ''(Sydney Gazette)'', on (William Bland) being convicted of libelling in a '''pipe , quoted in 2004, Michael Connor (editor), ''More Pig Bites Baby! Stories from Australia?s First Newspaper , Vol.2 (Duffy and Snellgrove, ISBN 1-876631-91-0):
  • yet, it is much to be hoped, that from his example pipe -making will in future be reposed solely in the hands of Mr. William Cluer[an earthenware pipe maker] of the Brickfield Hill.
  • # A man's penis.
  • #* 2006 , Monique A. Williams, Neurotica: an Honest Examination Into Urban Sexual Relations , p.7:
  • He grabs my legs and throws them over his shoulders, putting his big pipe inside me
  • #* 2010 , Eric Summers, Teammates , p.90:
  • He punctuated his demand with a deep thrust up CJ's hole. His giant pipe drove almost all the way in, pulsing against his fingers beside it.
  • #* 2011 , Mickey Erlach, Gym Buddies & Buff Boys , p.64:
  • He laughed as he knelt down between Duncan's splayed thighs and tore open a packaged condom, then rolled it down over his big fuck-pipe .
  • (lb) Container.
  • # A large container for storing liquids or foodstuffs; now especially, a vat or cask of wine or cider.
  • #* 1846 , (Edgar Allan Poe), ‘(The Cask of Amontillado)’:
  • I said to him — “My dear Fortunato, you are luckily met. How remarkably well you are looking to-day! But I have received a pipe of what passes for Amontillado, and I have my doubts.”
  • # The contents of such a vessel, as a liquid measure; sometimes set at 126 wine gallons; half a tun.
  • #* 1882 , James Edwin (Thorold Rogers), A History of Agriculture and Prices in England , p.205:
  • Again, by 28 Hen. VIII, cap. 14, it is re-enacted that the tun of wine should contain 252 gallons, a butt of Malmsey 126 gallons, a pipe 126 gallons, a tercian or puncheon 84 gallons, a hogshead 63 gallons, a tierce 41 gallons, a barrel 31.5 gallons, a rundlet 18.5 gallons.
  • (lb) Something resembling a tube.
  • # Decorative edging stitched to the hems or seams of an object made of fabric (clothing, hats, pillows, curtains, etc.); often a contrasting color.
  • # (lb) An elongated or irregular body or vein of ore.
  • # (lb) A vertical conduit through the Earth's crust below a volcano, through which magma has passed; often filled with volcanic breccia.
  • # (lb) In computing.
  • ## The character (pipe) .
  • ## A mechanism that enables one program to communicate with another by sending its output to the other as input.
  • ## (lb) A data backbone, or broadband Internet access.
  • #
  • # A type of pasta, similar to macaroni.
  • # (lb) One of the goalposts of the goal.
  • (lb) Smoking implement.
  • # (lb) A hollow stem with bowl at one end used for smoking, especially a tobacco pipe but also including various other forms such as a water pipe.
  • ## The use of such a pipe for smoking tobacco.
  • ##*
  • #
    At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
  • #
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * airpipe * anonymous pipe * blowpipe * boatswain's pipe * churchwarden pipe * crack-pipe * crosspipe * pitch pipe * drainage pipe * dutchman's pipe * food pipe * half-pipe * hawse pipe * hashpipe * hornpipe * hosepipe * named pipe * organ pipe * panpipe * peace pipe * pipelike * pipeline * pipesmoke * pipe cleaner * pipe dream * pipe wrench * quarter-pipe * set of pipes * smokepipe * soil pipe * standpipe * steampipe * stopped pipe * stovepipe * superpipe * waste pipe * water pipe * windpipe


  • To convey or transport (something) by means of pipes.
  • To install or configure with pipes.
  • To play music on a pipe instrument, such as a bagpipe.
  • (nautical) To signal or order by a note pattern on a bosun's pipe.
  • (figuratively) To lead or conduct as if by pipes, especially by wired transmission.
  • To decorate with piping.
  • * 1998 , Merehurst Staff, Nicholas Lodge, Janice Murfitt, Graham Tann, The international school of sugarcraft: Beginners (page 108)
  • This means a quantity of runouts can be made in advance, allowing more time to flat ice and pipe the cake.
  • To dab away moisture from.
  • * 1883:
  • Our chimney was a square hole in the roof: it was but a little part of the smoke that found its way out, and the rest eddied about the house, and kept us coughing and piping the eye.
  • To shout loudly and at high pitch.
  • * 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 2
  • "Ar-cher! Ja-cob!" Johnny piped after her, pivoting round on his heel
  • (transitive, computing, chiefly, Unix) To directly feed (the output of one program) as input to another program, indicated by the pipe character at the command line.
  • To emit or have a shrill sound like that of a pipe; to whistle.
  • * Wordsworth
  • oft in the piping shrouds
  • To become hollow in the process of solidifying; said of an ingot of metal.
  • Derived terms

    * pipe down * pipe up

    See also

    * brier ----




    (en adjective)
  • Of a fistular form; tubular; pipe-shaped.
  • Stalactite often occurs fistuliform . — W. Philips.
    (Webster 1913)