Definition of piped-in music in English:

piped-in music

Syllabification: piped-in mu·sic

noun

Prerecorded background music played through loudspeakers in a public place.
More example sentences
  • He has written a letter of complaint to the hospital and to Pipedown, a national organisation that campaigns for the banning of piped music in public places.
  • He has also docked his education minister's pay for falling standards and outlawed piped music in public places.
  • Anyone who cannot do without piped music can bring their own choice of music and use headphones, without forcing it on others - if the volume is properly controlled.

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