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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Hollow cylinders of wood, metal, etc. for the conveyance of water, gas, steam or for some other purpose.

Usage examples (37)
  • Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.
  • Noun : to complain of congested pipes
  • Verb (used without object) : songbirds piping at dawn
  • ‡ Pan’s musical instrument was a set of reed pipes, the “pipes of Pan. for more
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