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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


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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