- the act of a person who pipes
- the music made by pipes
- a shrill voice or sound
- a system of pipes
- pipes collectively
- a pipelike fold of material with which edges or seams are trimmed
- Cooking ornamental, pipelike lines of icing, as on a cake
- playing on a pipe
- characterized by the music of the “peaceful” pipe rather than of the “warlike” drums, trumpets, etc.; hence, peaceful or tranquil
- sounding high and shrill
See piping in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A system of pipes, such as those used in plumbing.
a. The act of playing on a pipe.
b. The music produced by a pipe when played.
- A shrill, high-pitched sound.
- A narrow tube of fabric, sometimes enclosing a cord, used for trimming seams and edges, as of slipcovers.
- A tubular ribbon of icing on a pastry.
- Music Playing on a pipe.
- Having a high-pitched sound: the piping voices of children.
- Tranquil; peaceful: “in this weak piping time of peace” (Shakespeare).
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