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plural of pipe


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present tense third-person singular of pipe
as in funnels
to cause to move to a central point or along a restricted pathway piped water into every house

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as in chirps
to make a short sharp sound like a small bird the baby piped shrilly in his bed

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“Pipes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pipes. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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