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noun [countable] pipe pronunciation in British English /paɪp/ 
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singularpipe
pluralpipes
  1. 1
    a tube that carries liquid or gas from one place to another

    The pipes had frozen during the severe weather.

    lay a pipe:

    Workers were laying water pipes outside the house.

    a pipe leads/runs somewhere:

    A pipe runs to the hot water tap in the kitchen.

  2. 2
    an object used for smoking tobacco, consisting of a tube with a small bowl at the end

    a pipe smoker

    light a pipe:

    He filled his pipe with tobacco and lit it.

    puff on/at a pipe:

    The old man puffed thoughtfully away at his pipe.

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