Meaning of “piping” in the English Dictionary

"piping" in British English

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uk /ˈpaɪ.pɪŋ/ us /ˈpaɪ.pɪŋ/

piping noun (DECORATION)

[ U ] narrow lines of icing (= covering made with sugar) or cream, used to decorate a cake

piping noun (TUBE)

(Definition of “piping” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"piping" in American English

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pipingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈpɑɪ·pɪŋ/

a folded strip of cloth, often enclosing a cord, used to decorate the edges of clothes or furniture:

Contrasting fabric was used for the cushion’s piping.

piping noun [ U ] (TUBE)

pipes, or a system of pipes

(Definition of “piping” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)