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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pipe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Piped p. pr. & vb. n. Piping.]
 1. To perform, as a tune, by playing on a pipe, flute, fife, etc.; to utter in the shrill tone of a pipe.
    A robin . . . was piping a few querulous notes.   --W. Irving.
 2. Naut. To call or direct, as a crew, by the boatswain's whistle.
    As fine a ship's company as was ever piped aloft.   --Marryat.
 3. To furnish or equip with pipes; as, to pipe an engine, or a building.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pip·ing a.
 1. Playing on a musical pipe. “Lowing herds and piping swains.”
 2. Peaceful; favorable to, or characterized by, the music of the pipe rather than of the drum and fife.
 3. Emitting a high, shrill sound.
 4. Simmering; boiling; sizzling; hissing; -- from the sound of boiling fluids.
 Piping crow, Piping crow shrike, Piping roller Zool., any Australian bird of the genus Gymnorhina, esp. Gymnorhina tibicen, which is black and white, and the size of a small crow. Called also caruck.
 Piping frog Zool., a small American tree frog (Hyla Pickeringii) which utters a high, shrill note in early spring.
 Piping hot, boiling hot; hissing hot; very hot. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pip·ing, n.
 1. A small cord covered with cloth, -- used as trimming for women's dresses.
 2. Pipes, collectively; as, the piping of a house.
 3. The act of playing on a pipe; the shrill noted of birds, etc.
 4. A piece cut off to be set or planted; a cutting; also, propagation by cuttings.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : resembling the music of a pipe; "the piping voices of
      n 1: a thin strip of covered cord used to edge hems
      2: a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry
         water or oil or gas etc. [syn: pipe, pipage]
      3: playing a pipe or the bagpipes
      adv : (used of heat) extremely; "the casserole was piping hot"
            [syn: steaming]