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piping

Music
1. the sound of a pipe or a set of bagpipes
2. the art or technique of playing a pipe or bagpipes
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piping

[′pīp·iŋ]
(engineering)
A system of pipes provided to carry a fluid. Also known as pipework.
(hydrology)
Erosive action of water passing through or under a dam, which may result in leakage or failure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

piping

1. The movement of soil particles by water which percolates through the soil, leading to the development of erosion channels.
2. A run of pipe.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

piping

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