Definitions for: Piping


[n] playing a pipe or the bagpipes
[n] a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
[n] a thin strip of covered cord used to edge hems
[adv] (used of heat) extremely; "the casserole was piping hot"
[adj] resembling the music of a pipe; "the piping voices of children"



Webster (1913) Definition: Pip"ing (p[imac]p"[i^]ng), a. [From Pipe, v.]
1. Playing on a musical pipe. ``Lowing herds and piping
swains.'' --Swift.

2. Peaceful; favorable to, or characterized by, the music of
the pipe rather than of the drum and fife. --Shak.

3. Emitting a high, shrill sound.

4. Simmering; boiling; sizzling; hissing; -- from the sound
of boiling fluids.

Piping crow, Piping crow shrike, Piping roller
(Zo["o]l.), any Australian bird of the genus Gymnorhina,
esp. G. tibicen, which is black and white, and the size
of a small crow. Called also caruck.

Piping frog (Zo["o]l.), a small American tree frog ({Hyla
Pickeringii}) which utters a high, shrill note in early
spring.

Piping hot, boiling hot; hissing hot; very hot. [Colloq.]
--Milton.


Pip"ing, n.
1. A small cord covered with cloth, -- used as trimming for
women's dresses.

2. Pipes, collectively; as, the piping of a house.

3. The act of playing on a pipe; the shrill noted of birds,
etc.

4. A piece cut off to be set or planted; a cutting; also,
propagation by cuttings.

Synonyms: high, high-pitched, pipage, pipe, steaming

See Also: chimneypot, cord, discharge pipe, drain, drainpipe, drilling pipe, elbow, exhaust pipe, fuel line, gas line, line, main, manifold, pipeline, playing, riser, riser main, riser pipe, riser pipeline, sparge pipe, spout, standpipe, steam line, steam pipe, tailpipe, tube, tubing, waste pipe

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