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pipe

noun [C]  us   /pɑɪp/

pipe noun [C] (TUBE)

a tube through which liquids or gases can flow: You have to remember to shut off the water in winter or the pipes will freeze and burst.

pipe noun [C] (DEVICE FOR SMOKING)

a short, narrow tube with a small bowl at one end, used for smoking esp. tobacco

pipe noun [C] (MUSICAL INSTRUMENT)

a musical instrument consisting of a short, narrow tube that is played by blowing through it Pipes are also the metal or wood tubes in an organ (= musical instrument played by pressing keys) that produce sound.
pipe
verb [T always + adv/prep]  us   /pɑɪp/
Hot water is piped to all the apartments from the boiler.
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