(1) A wind instrument; the player blows air into a bag and squeezes it out through the instrument
(2) The flues and stops on a pipe organ
(3) A long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
(4) A tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
(5) A small fipple flute that is played with the left hand while the right hand is free to beat a tabor
(6) A hollow cylindrical shape
(7) Utter a shrill cry
(8) Trim with piping
"Pipe the skirt"
(9) Play on a pipe
"Pipe a tune"
(10) Transport by pipeline
"Pipe oil, water, and gas into the desert"
- A rigid tube that transports water, steam or other fluid, as used in plumbing and numerous other applications.
- A hollow stem with bowl at one end used for smoking, especially a tobacco pipe but also including various other forms such as a water pipe.
- A vertical conduit through the Earth's crust below a volcano, through which magma has passed; often filled with volcanic breccia
- A type of pasta, similar to macaroni
- Decorative edging stitched to the hems or seams of an object made of fabric (clothing, hats, pillows, curtains, etc.); often a contrasting color
- A hollow tube used to produce sound, such as an organ pipe.
- A wind instrument making a whistling sound. (see pan pipes, bagpipe, boatswain's pipe)
- One of the goalposts of the goal.
- The ASCII character at position 124 (decimal), 7C (hex), 01111100 (binary): " | "
- A mechanism that enables one program to communicate with another by sending its output to the other as input.
- A data backbone, or broadband Internet access.
- A fat pipe refers to a high-bandwidth connection.
- An English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 126 wine gallons; half a ton.
- 1882: Again, by 28 Hen. VIII, cap. 14, it is re-enacted that the tun of wine should contain 252 gallons, a butt of Malmsey 126 gallons, a pipe 126 gallons, a tercian or puncheon 84 gallons, a hogshead 63 gallons, a tierce 41 gallons, a barrel 31.5 gallons, a rundlet 18.5 gallons. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, p. 205.
- An anonymous satire or essay, insulting and frequently libelous, written on a piece of paper and left somewhere public where it could be found and thus spread, to embarrass the author's enemies.
- 1818: yet, it is much to be hoped, that from his example pipe-making will in future be reposed solely in the hands of Mr. William Cluer of the Brickfield Hill. — Sydney Gazette, 26 September 1818, on William Bland convicted of libelling Governor Macquarie in a pipe (William Cluer was an earthenware pipe manufacturer). Quoted in More Pig Bites Baby! Stories from Australia's First Newspaper, volume 2, ed. Micahel Connor, Duffy and Snellgrove, 2004, ISBN 1-876631-91-0.
- To convey or transport something by means of pipes.
- In Unix, to directly feed the output of one program as input to another program by use of the pipe character.
- To install or configure pipes.
- To play music on a pipe instrument, such as a bagpipe.
- To signal or order by a note pattern on a bosun's pipe.
- To decorate a cake using a pastry bag a flexible bag from which icing is forced through a small nozzle to make various designs