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English noun: pipe

1. pipe (artifact) a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco


Synonymstobacco pipe


Broader (hypernym)tube, tubing


Narrower (hyponym)briar, briar pipe, calabash, calabash pipe, calean, calumet, chicha, clay pipe, hookah, hubble-bubble, hubbly-bubbly, kalian, meerschaum, narghile, nargileh, peace pipe, pipe of peace, sheesha, shisha, water pipe


Part holonymbowl, mouthpiece, pipe bowl, stem

2. pipe (artifact) a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.


Synonymspipage, piping


Broader (hypernym)tube, tubing


Narrower (hyponym)chimneypot, discharge pipe, drain, drainpipe, drilling pipe, elbow, exhaust pipe, fuel line, gas line, line, main, manifold, petrol line, pipeline, riser, riser main, riser pipe, riser pipeline, sparge pipe, standpipe, steam line, steam pipe, tailpipe, waste pipe


Part holonymspout

3. pipe (shape) a hollow cylindrical shape


Synonymstube


Broader (hypernym)cylinder

4. pipe (artifact) a tubular wind instrument


Broader (hypernym)wind, wind instrument


Narrower (hyponym)bagpipe, bourdon, chanter, drone, drone pipe, fipple flute, fipple pipe, melody pipe, pandean pipe, panpipe, pitch pipe, recorder, syrinx, vertical flute

5. pipe (artifact) the flues and stops on a pipe organ


Synonymsorgan pipe, pipework


Broader (hypernym)wind, wind instrument


Narrower (hyponym)flue, flue pipe, labial pipe, organ stop, reed pipe


Part meronymorgan, pipe organ


English verb: pipe

1. pipe (communication) utter a shrill cry


Synonymspipe up, shriek, shrill


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell


Narrower (hyponym)caterwaul, yowl

2. pipe (motion) transport by pipeline


SamplesPipe oil, water, and gas into the desert.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)transport

3. pipe (creation) play on a pipe


SamplesPipe a tune.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)play


Domain categorymusic

4. pipe (creation) trim with piping


SamplesPipe the skirt.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament


Entailsew, tailor, tailor-make









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