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pipe US English

A tube of metal, plastic, or other material used to convey water, gas, oil, or other fluid substances

pipe US Thesaurus

a water pipe

pipe up US English

Say something suddenly

clay pipe US English

A tobacco pipe made of hardened clay

feed pipe US English

A pipe for supplying raw material or fuel to a machine or device

flue pipe US English

A pipe acting as a flue

jet pipe US English

The exhaust duct of a jet engine

pipe down US English

Stop talking; be less noisy

pipe band US English

A band, especially a military one, consisting of bagpipe players, drummers, and a pipe major

pipe bomb US English

A homemade bomb, the components of which are contained in a pipe

pipe-like US English

Resembling a pipe in shape or structure; long and cylindrical

pipe rack US English

A rack for holding tobacco pipes

pipe roll US English

The annual records of the British Exchequer from the 12th to the 19th century

pipe stem US English

The shaft of a tobacco pipe

reed pipe US English

A simple wind instrument made from a reed or with the sound produced by a reed

soil pipe US English

A sewage or waste water pipe

pipe roll New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

annual records of the British Exchequer in the 12th–19th centuries

Indian pipe US English

A plant with a yellowish stem that bears a single drooping flower, native to North America and northeastern Asia. It lacks chlorophyll and obtains nourishment via symbiotic fungi in its roots

peace pipe US English

A tobacco pipe offered and smoked as a token of peace among North American Indians

pipe berth US English

A collapsible bed with a frame of metal pipes, used on a boat

pipe dream US English

An unattainable or fanciful hope or scheme

pipe major US English

An NCO commanding regimental pipes and drums

pipe-opener US English

A period of exercise taken as a warm-up

pipe organ US English

See organ222.

pipe snake US English

Any of a number of slender tropical burrowing snakes, in particular

pitch pipe US English

A small reed pipe or set of pipes blown to set the pitch for singing or tuning an instrument

waste pipe US English

A pipe carrying waste water, such as that from a sink, bathtub, or shower, to a drain

water pipe US English

A pipe for conveying water

pipe dream US Thesaurus

for most aspiring actors, that starring role is just a pipe dream

corncob pipe US English

A tobacco pipe with a bowl made from a dried corncob

pipe cleaner US English

A piece of wire covered with tufted fiber, used to clean a tobacco pipe and for a variety of handicrafts

pipe jacking US English

A method of laying underground pipes without digging a trench, in which the pipes are assembled in an access shaft and then pushed into position by a hydraulic jack

quarter pipe US English

A ramp with a slightly convex surface, used by skateboarders, rollerbladers, or snowboarders to perform jumps and other maneuvers

Dutchman's pipe US English

A vigorous climbing vine with hooked tubular flowers, native to eastern North America

organ pipe cactus US English

A large cactus native to the southwestern US, having columnar stems or branches and typically flowering at night

organ pipe coral US English

A tropical coral that forms narrow parallel calcareous tubes linked by transverse plates

pipe up in pipe US English

Say something suddenly

pipe down in pipe US English

Stop talking; be less noisy

panpipes US English

A musical instrument made from a row of short pipes of varying length fixed together and played by blowing across the top

pipe cot in pipe berth US English

A collapsible bed with a frame of metal pipes, used on a boat

put that in one's pipe and smoke it US English

Used to indicate that someone should accept what one has said, even if it is unwelcome

blowpipe US English

another term for blowgun.

downpipe US English

A pipe to carry rainwater from a roof to a drain or to ground level

halfpipe US English

A ramp curving up at both ends or a channel made of concrete or cut into the snow with a U-shaped cross section, used by skateboarders, rollerbladers, or snowboarders to perform jumps and other maneuvers

hosepipe US English

British term for hose1noun1noun1noun.

pipeclay US English

A fine white clay, used especially for making tobacco pipes or for whitening leather


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