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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
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"piping" in British English

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pipingnoun

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)

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