Pipe in a sentence

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Definition of Pipe

  • A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces musical sounds; as, a shepherd's pipe; the pipe of an organ.
  • Any long tube or hollow body of wood, metal, earthenware, or the like: especially, one used as a conductor of water, steam, gas, etc.
  • A small bowl with a hollow stem, -- used in smoking tobacco, and, sometimes, other substances.
  • A passageway for the air in speaking and breathing; the windpipe, or one of its divisions.
  • The key or sound of the voice.
  • The peeping whistle, call, or note of a bird.
  • The bagpipe; as, the pipes of Lucknow.
  • An elongated body or vein of ore.
  • A roll formerly used in the English exchequer, otherwise called the Great Roll, on which were taken down the accounts of debts to the king; -- so called because put together like a pipe.
  • A boatswain's whistle, used to call the crew to their duties; also, the sound of it.
  • A cask usually containing two hogsheads, or 126 wine gallons; also, the quantity which it contains.
  • To play on a pipe, fife, flute, or other tubular wind instrument of music.
  • To call, convey orders, etc., by means of signals on a pipe or whistle carried by a boatswain.
  • To emit or have a shrill sound like that of a pipe; to whistle.
  • To become hollow in the process of solodifying; -- said of an ingot, as of steel.
  • To perform, as a tune, by playing on a pipe, flute, fife, etc.; to utter in the shrill tone of a pipe.
  • To call or direct, as a crew, by the boatswain's whistle.
  • To furnish or equip with pipes; as, to pipe an engine, or a building.
  • the flues and stops on a pipe organ
  • a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
  • a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
  • a tubular wind instrument
  • a hollow cylindrical shape
  • utter a shrill cry
  • trim with piping
  • play on a pipe
  • transport by pipeline

How to use pipe in a sentence. Pipe pronunciation.

While smoking the pipe of peace after breakfast we watched the sentinel peaks put on the glory of the sun, and followed the conquering light as it swept down among the shadows, and set the captive crags and forests free.
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Sometimes, on lazy afternoons, we lolled on the sand in camp, and smoked pipes and read some old well-worn novels.
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Emmeline could play with baby in the garden, whilst her husband smoked his pipe and looked on in the old comfortable way.
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Clarence, declaring that he would allow himself a cigar, instead of the usual pipe, to celebrate the restoration of domestic peace, soon led Emmeline into the garden. 'Heavens!
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The great sugar-house was a wilderness of tubs and tanks and vats and filters, pumps, pipes, and machinery.
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First, you heave your cane into the centrifugals and grind out the juice; then run it through the evaporating pan to extract the fiber; then through the bone-filter to remove the alcohol; then through the clarifying tanks to discharge the molasses; then through the granulating pipe to condense it; then through the vacuum pan to extract the vacuum.
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At table his beverage was ale; for wine-unless it were very sweet port-he cared little; but in the privacy of his own room, whilst smoking numberless pipes of rank tobacco, he indulged freely in spirits.
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Mr. Lord sat in his round-backed chair, smoking a pipe, on his knees an evening paper.
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Horace's pipe was going out; he held it against his knee and regarded it with unconscious eyes.
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He began to shake out the ashes from his pipe, with a vague intention of relighting it.
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He reached several times for his pipe, and remembered when he had touched it that the lips with which he greeted Nancy ought not to be redolent of tobacco.
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Pipe in mouth, Tarrant lay back in his big chair, gracefully indolent as ever.
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She never kept in his pipe again.
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Laughter lighted her face, and Tarrant, laying down his pipe, shouted extravagant mirth.
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He was smoking, and while he was with me he emptied his pipe and filled it again.
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The older officers, upon whom the responsibility was resting, sat upon the quarter-deck, smoking their pipes and discussing the situation.
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At one side stood an old stove, red with rust, its pipe dented in, and the ashes heaped high on the floor where the last occupant had left them.
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It was his elbow companion in the evening as he sat smoking his pipe, and every morning he stood at the end of a sandy spit seeing nothing, hearing nothing but her.
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He could hear Catherine at work in the kitchen preparing his dinner, she would bring it to him as she had done yesterday, he would eat it, he would sit up smoking his pipe for a while, and about eleven o'clock go to his bed.
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Gooseberry-bushes and currant-bushes grew thickly, there were little apple-trees here and there, and in one corner the two large apple-trees under which he sat and smoked his pipe in the evenings.
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Examples of Pipe

Example #1
We watched the tinted pictures grow and brighten upon the water till every little detail of forest, precipice and pinnacle was wrought in and finished, and the miracle of the enchanter complete.
Example #2
That is, Johnny was-but I held his hat.
Example #3
At night, by the camp-fire, we played euchre and seven-up to strengthen the mind-and played them with cards so greasy and defaced that only a whole summer's acquaintance with them could enable the student to tell the ace of clubs from the jack of diamonds.
Example #4
By official measurement the lake in its centre is one thousand five hundred and twenty-five feet deep!
Example #5
They already felt that domestic life was not quite the same with a stranger to share it.
Example #6
It being Saturday, Mumford was back early in the afternoon, and Miss Derrick's absence caused no grief.