Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of piping.

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Examples

  • I found that white piping on the match shirts same length as the third shirts piping, but the replica kits their white pipings shorten.

    Spot the difference - Manchester City shirt

  • The mighty threat of the storm, made articulate by the resistance of the Elsinore, shouted in all the stays, bellowed in the shrouds, thrummed the taut ropes against the steel masts, and from the myriad tiny ropes far aloft evoked a devil's chorus of shrill pipings and screechings.

    CHAPTER XII

  • And he could not help but contrast it with the weak pipings and shrill quaverings of factory girls, ill-nourished and untrained, and with the raucous shriekings from gin-cracked throats of the women of the seaport towns.

    Chapter 8

  • The company also has a tie-up with the state owned National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to manufacture high pressure pipings, casting and forgings used in power, oil and gas, petrochemicals, steel and mining sectors.

    The New Bharat Forge

  • An explosion of hysterical pipings causes the camera to cut to the front row of the audience, where a gaggle of girleens are speaking in tongues and shuddering from the internal impact of their own gender.

    Arcana Magi - c.1: Oryn Zentharis, Seeker of the Truth

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: There ` s not like video cameras down there, and it ` s dark and there ` s like all (INAUDIBLE) -- pipings along there, so there ` s place where people can hide.

    CNN Transcript Sep 16, 2009

  • Just as a song sounds sweeter in concert with the flute, so would your talk be more mellifluous attuned to its soft pipings; and particularly if you would use gesticulation like the flute-girl, to suit the tenor of your speech.

    Symposium

  • And when it did be somewheres nigh upon the fourth hour, we came out of the thick steam; and the pipings and the roarings to be to our rearward; and soon the steam to be gone thin, as but a mist, and the noises to be very far-seeming; and presently we to be come clear out into the air of that Country.

    The Night Land

  • The Grand Lunar, in token of recognition, caused his long blue rays to rotate in a very confusing manner, and all about the great hall ran the pipings and whisperings and rustlings of the report of what I had said.

    First Men in the Moon

  • The air was full of flappings and pipings, of void, gusty shouts and noises; it buffeted him and confused him; ever and again his attention became rigid — a blind and deaf balancing and clutching.

    The War in the Air

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