There are 2 translations of pipe in Spanish:

pipe1

Pronunciation: /paɪp/

n

  • 3 3.1 (wind instrument) caramillo (masculine) the pipes of Pan la flauta de Pan 3.2 (of organ) tubo (m), cañón (m)
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    • 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.
    3.3
    (pipes plural)
    gaita (feminine) to play the pipes tocar* la gaita
    3.4 (boatswain's whistle) pito (masculine)
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    • 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.
  • 4 (symbol) pleca (f), línea (f) vertical

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There are 2 translations of pipe in Spanish:

pipe2

vt

  • 1 (transport by pipe) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) [water/gas/oil] llevar (por tuberías, gasoducto, oleoducto)
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    • The suggested quarry site falls short on both counts, as the available water is full of fine rock particles and piping the water would be an expensive operation.
    • I used to cut softwood from shelterbelts on prairie farms but when natural gas was piped out to all farms in the area the demand disappeared.
    • Fresh water was piped in from the lake behind the settlement and could be tapped into with relative ease, giving Mac the unlimited fresh water that had always been his dream.
  • 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
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    • I saw a cute little waistcoat in a Burda magazine, done in gingham fabric, piped all around the edges, and on the back was a placket done up with ties.
    • Cover a school notebook with a sturdy denim cover piped with orange trim.
    • This bag sports piped seams and hardware of nickel-plated solid brass for long life and good looks.
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    • Arrange the pasta squares on a flat work surface and pipe the ricotta filling across the bottom half of the squares.
    • Lay the four crêpes on a surface and pipe the maple pastry cream into the center of each.
    • Place three fishcakes on each plate and pipe a line of mayo down each side.

Phrasal verbs

pipe down

verb + 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 up

verb + 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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Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.