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piece

1. a length by which a commodity is sold, esp cloth, wallpaper, etc.
2. a literary, musical, or artistic composition
3. a coin having a value as specified
4. a small object, often individually shaped and designed, used in playing certain games, esp board games
5. any chessman other than a pawn
6. Austral and NZ fragments of fleece wool

piece

[pēs]
(ordnance)
An artillery weapon, a machine gun, a rifle, or any firearm.
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She has since completed several other pieces of work for companies and hospitals and has shown her work at exhibitions in the Czech Republic, London, Lithuania, Oxford, Sunderland and Gateshead.
The software, licensed from America, highlights potential plagiarism in pieces of work.
I feel that it's one of the most significant pieces of work because they (the children) have to be very active learners,'' said fourth-grade teacher Sherry Ferber.