French translation of 'piping'
- (= pipes)
- (on dress, cushion)
- (on cake)
décorations fpl (à la douille)
Example Sentences Including 'piping'
Sometimes old Grace drops in to make girdle scones and we all eat them round the fire, piping hot with jam or butter.Noble Beginnnings
Of these there were many: small fowl whistling and piping in the reeds, but they were seldom seen.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
On a hanger, hooked onto the wardrobe door, was his brown blazer with the yellow piping.In Real Life
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- (for water, gas, oil)
⇒ The pipes froze.
Les conduites d'eau ont gelé.,
Les tuyaux ont gelé.water pipe
conduite f d'eau
⇒ There's a leak in one of the water pipes.
Il y a une fuite dans l'une des conduites d'eau.gas pipe
conduite f de gaz
⇒ They had to replace the old gas pipes.
Ils ont dû remplacer les vieilles conduites de gaz.
- (for smoking)
⇒ He smokes a pipe.
Il fume la pipe.
- (music, = wind instrument)
- (music) (also organ pipe)
tuyau m (d'orgue)
- [water, gas, oil]
Derived Formspipes plural noun (also bagpipes)
⇒ He plays the pipes.
Il joue de la cornemuse.
Example Sentences Including 'pipe'
Meredith was outside reading in the garden, his pipe signalling his enjoyment.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Like, I dunno, just like a long, bendy pipe with corrugated bits.GOING OUT (2002)
She looked at each pipe , remembering what the book had said about them.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
'piping' in Other Languages
Translation of piping from the Collins English to French Dictionary