Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 20:59

piping

See also: pīpíng

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

piping

  1. Present participle of pipe.

NounEdit

piping (countable and uncountable, plural pipings)

  1. The process of an animal just beginning to break out of its egg; precedes hatching.
  2. The sound of musical pipes.
  3. An act of making music or noise with pipes.
  4. A system of pipes that compose a structure; pipework.
    the piping of a house
  5. An ornamentation on pastry edges and seams.
  6. An ornamentation on the edges of a garment; a small cord covered with cloth.
  7. Piped icing on a cake.
  8. (botany) A piece cut off to be set or planted; a cutting.
  9. (botany) propagation by cuttings

AdjectiveEdit

piping (not comparable)

  1. High-pitched.
    His piping voice could be heard above the hubbub.

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