(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.
# A high-pitched sound, especially of a bird.
(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):
- the earliest pipe of half-awakened birds
# A man's penis.
#* 2006 , Monique A. Williams, Neurotica: an Honest Examination Into Urban Sexual Relations ,
- 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.
#* 2010 , Eric Summers, Teammates ,
- He grabs my legs and throws them over his shoulders, putting his big pipe inside me
#* 2011 , Mickey Erlach, Gym Buddies & Buff Boys ,
- 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.
# 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)’:
- 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 .
# 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:
- 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.”
(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.
- 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.
# 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.
* See also
* anonymous pipe
* boatswain's pipe
* churchwarden pipe
* pitch pipe
* drainage pipe
* dutchman's pipe
* food pipe
* hawse pipe
* named pipe
* organ pipe
* peace pipe
* pipe cleaner
* pipe dream
* pipe wrench
* set of pipes
* soil pipe
* stopped pipe
* waste pipe
* water pipe
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)
To dab away moisture from.
- This means a quantity of runouts can be made in advance, allowing more time to flat ice and pipe the cake.
To shout loudly and at high pitch.
* 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 2
- 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.
(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.
- "Ar-cher! Ja-cob!" Johnny piped after her, pivoting round on his heel
To become hollow in the process of solidifying; said of an ingot of metal.
- oft in the piping shrouds
* pipe down
* pipe up
Of a fistular form; tubular; pipe-shaped.
- Stalactite often occurs fistuliform . — W. Philips.