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musette pipe

Pipe

[pahyp]

Pipe may refer to:

In music:

  • Pipe (instrument), a traditional perforated wind instrument
  • Bagpipe, a class of musical instrument, aerophones using enclosed reeds
    • Uilleann pipes, a unique form of bagpipes originating in Ireland
    • Pipes and drums or pipe bands, composed of musicians who play the Scottish and Irish bagpipes
  • Pan pipes, an ancient musical instrument based on the principle of the stopped pipe
  • Organ pipe, one of the tuned resonators that produces the main sound of a pipe organ
  • Boatswain's pipe, also known as a bosun's whistle

Pipe may also be used for:

  • Volcanic pipe, a deep, narrow cone of solidified magma
  • Postpipe, archaeological remains of a timber in a posthole
  • Half-pipe and quarter pipe, semi-circular ramps for performing skateboarding/snowboarding tricks
  • Pipeline (computing), a set of data processing elements connected in series
  • Yahoo Pipes, a web service and programming interface to aggregate data feeds
  • Piping bags are used to pipe semi-solid foods onto other foods (e.g. icing on a cake)

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