Translation of pipe in Spanish:
- 1 (for liquids, gases) tubo (masculine), caño (masculine), tubería (feminine), cañería (feminine)Example sentences
- Roads, bridges, utility lines, water and sewer pipes, and other supporting services have to be rebuilt.
- Modern roads have a maze of water and sewer pipes running beneath them.
- We are constantly upgrading drain and water supply pipes.
- 2 (for tobacco) pipa (feminine) I smoke a pipe fumo en pipa the pipe of peace, the peace pipe la pipa de la paz put that in your pipe and smoke it! [colloquial/familiar] ¡chúpate esa! [colloquial/familiar], ¡toma del frasco, Carrasco! (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) pipe bowl cazoleta (feminine) pipe smoker fumador, (masculine, feminine) de pipa pipe tobacco tabaco (masculine) de pipaExample sentences
- Household objects ranging from baskets to pipes for smoking tobacco are made out of bamboo.
- Cancer of the oral cavity is more common in people who chew tobacco or smoke pipes.
- Into his car I would eagerly climb, greeted by the familiar smell of cigars and pipe tobacco.
- 3 3.1 (wind instrument) caramillo (masculine) the pipes of Pan la flauta de Pan 3.2 (of organ) tubo (masculine), cañón (masculine)Example sentences3.3
(pipes plural)gaita (feminine) to play the pipes tocar* la gaita 3.4 (boatswain's whistle) pito (masculine)Example sentences
- On the earlier organs, the pipes for each note stood directly in front of its key on the keyboard.
- The enormous burnished pipes of the organ, lit from below, rose like architecture behind the musicians.
- It was resounding like an organ pipe, strongly enough to rattle windows.
- Shrill trilling vocalizations are thought to be similar to the sound of a boatswain's pipe.
- The boatswain's pipe is the 'modern day' descendant of the flutes used by the Ancient Greeks and Romans to convey orders to the oarsmen and galley slaves.
- The shrill of the pipe draws the attention.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (transport by pipe) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) [water/gas/oil] llevar ([ por tuberías, gasoducto, oleoducto ])
- 2 (play) they were piped in to dinner entraron al comedor al son de una gaita the captain was piped aboard tocaron el silbato cuando el capitán subió a bordo
- 3 3.1 [Cookery/Cocina] [cake] decorar ([ con manga de repostería ]) pipe the cream onto the cake decorar el pastel con la crema usando una manga de repostería 3.2 [Clothing/Indumentaria] (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) ribetear a red dress piped with white un vestido rojo ribeteado en blanco
pipe downverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [colloquial/familiar] (usually in imperative/generalmente en imperativo) callarse la boca [colloquial/familiar] pipe down! ¡cállate la boca! [colloquial/familiar], ¡cierra el pico! [colloquial/familiar]
pipe upverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [colloquial/familiar] her friend piped up and said she knew too su amiga saltó con que ella también lo sabía [colloquial/familiar] he always pipes up with some stupid comment siempre sale con alguna tontería
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