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noun [countable] pipe pronunciation in British English /paɪp/
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  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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