• Pipe Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To call or direct, as a crew, by the boatswains whistle.
- (n.) The key or sound of the voice.
- (n.) A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces musical sounds; as, a shepherds pipe; the pipe of an organ.
- (n.) The bagpipe; as, the pipes of Lucknow.
- (v. i.) To emit or have a shrill sound like that of a pipe; to whistle.
- (n.) The peeping whistle, call, or note of a bird.
- (n.) A roll formerly used in the English exchequer, otherwise called the Great Roll, on which were taken down the accounts of debts to the king; -- so called because put together like a pipe.
- (v. i.) To become hollow in the process of solodifying; -- said of an ingot, as of steel.
- (v. t.) To furnish or equip with pipes; as, to pipe an engine, or a building.
- (n.) A small bowl with a hollow steam, -- used in smoking tobacco, and, sometimes, other substances.
- (v. t.) To perform, as a tune, by playing on a pipe, flute, fife, etc.; to utter in the shrill tone of a pipe.
- (n.) Any long tube or hollow body of wood, metal, earthenware, or the like: especially, one used as a conductor of water, steam, gas, etc.
- (n.) A passageway for the air in speaking and breathing; the windpipe, or one of its divisions.
- (n.) A cask usually containing two hogsheads, or 126 wine gallons; also, the quantity which it contains.
- (n.) A boatswains whistle, used to call the crew to their duties; also, the sound of it.
- (v. i.) To play on a pipe, fife, flute, or other tubular wind instrument of music.
- (n.) An elongated body or vein of ore.
- (v. i.) To call, convey orders, etc., by means of signals on a pipe or whistle carried by a boatswain.
• Pipe clay Definition & Synonyms
- () A plastic, unctuous clay of a grayish white color, -- used in making tobacco pipes and various kinds of earthenware, in scouring cloth, and in cleansing soldiers equipments.