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pipe British & World English

A tube used to convey water, gas, oil, or other fluid substances

pipe English Thesaurus

a central-heating pipe

pipe up British & World English

Say something suddenly

clay pipe British & World English

A tobacco pipe made of hardened clay

flue pipe British & World English

A pipe acting as a flue

jet pipe British & World English

The exhaust duct of a jet engine

pipe down British & World English

Stop talking; be less noisy

pipe band British & World English

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

pipe bomb British & World English

A home-made bomb, the components of which are contained in a pipe

pipe-like British & World English

Resembling a pipe in shape or structure; long and cylindrical

pipe rack British & World English

A rack for holding tobacco pipes

pipe roll British & World English

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

pipe stem British & World English

The shaft of a tobacco pipe

reed pipe British & World English

A simple wind instrument having or made from a reed

soil pipe British & World 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 British & World English

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

peace pipe British & World English

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

pipe berth British & World English

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

pipe dream British & World English

An unattainable or fanciful hope or scheme

pipe major British & World English

An NCO commanding regimental pipes and drums

pipe-opener British & World English

A period of exercise taken as a warm-up

pipe snake British & World English

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

pitch pipe British & World English

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

waste pipe British & World English

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

water pipe British & World English

A pipe for conveying water

corncob pipe British & World English

A tobacco pipe with a bowl made from a dried corncob

pipe cleaner British & World English

A piece of wire covered with fibre, used to clean a tobacco pipe

pipe jacking British & World 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 British & World English

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

tobacco pipe British & World English

Another term for pipe2noun2noun2noun.

Dutchman's pipe British & World English

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

organ pipe cactus British & World English

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

organ-pipe coral British & World English

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

pipe someone away British & World English

Dismiss someone from duty

pipe something away British & World English

Give a signal for a boat to start

pipe up in pipe British & World English

Say something suddenly

pipe down in pipe British & World English

Stop talking; be less noisy

pan pipes British & World 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 British & World English

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

put that in your pipe and smoke it British & World English

Used to indicate that the person addressed will have to accept a particular situation, even if it is unwelcome

blowpipe British & World English

A primitive weapon consisting of a long tube through which an arrow or dart is propelled by force of the breath

downpipe British & World English

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

halfpipe British & World English

A ramp that curves up at both ends or a channel with a U-shaped cross section cut into snow, used by skateboarders, rollerbladers, or snowboarders to perform jumps and other manoeuvres


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