pipe

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noun
1 hollow tube that carries gas/liquid
ADJECTIVE
underground
gas, sewage, waste, water

the hot and cold water pipes

drain (usually drainpipe), drainage, exhaust, heating, outlet, overflow, plumbing (esp. AmE), service (BrE), supply
broken, burst, cracked, frozen, leaking, leaky
blocked (esp. BrE), clogged (AmE)
concrete, copper, iron, lead, metal, plastic, PVC, steel
… OF PIPE
length

to join two lengths of pipe together

Copper pipe is sold in lengths.

VERB + PIPE
install, lay, run

He laid the pipes under the floorboards.

connect
insulate, lag (BrE)

Insulating your pipes will save on your heating bills.

PIPE + VERB
lead, pass through sth, run

The pipes lead into the river.

The pipes will have to pass through the wall.

burst, freeze, leak
PREPOSITION
through a/the pipe
pipe for

the pipe for the hot water

pipe from, pipe to

The pipe from the boiler to the bathtub.

2 used for smoking tobacco, etc.
ADJECTIVE
clay
peace
crack, opium, etc.
VERB + PIPE
smoke
light
fill
draw on, puff away at, puff away on, puff on
PIPE + NOUN
smoker
smoke
tobacco
cleaner
PHRASES
the bowl of a pipe, the stem of a pipe
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verb
Pipe is used with these nouns as the object: ↑frosting, ↑icing

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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