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water pipe

n.
1. A pipe that is a conduit for water.
2. An apparatus for smoking, such as a hookah, in which the smoke is drawn through a container of water or ice and cooled before inhaling.

water pipe

n
1. (Building) a pipe for water
2. (Brewing) another name for hookah

wa′ter pipe`


n.
1. a pipe for conveying water.
2. a smoking apparatus, as a hookah or narghile, in which the smoke is drawn through a container of water and cooled before reaching the mouth.
[1400–50]
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Noun1.water pipe - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through waterwater pipe - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"
pipe, tobacco pipe - a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
References in classic literature ?
It was intrigue, - of course he knew that much, as he had known all evil since he could speak, - but what he loved was the game for its own sake - the stealthy prowl through the dark gullies and lanes, the crawl up a waterpipe, the sights and sounds of the women's world on the flat roofs, and the headlong flight from housetop to housetop under cover of the hot dark.
It was perfectly easy, therefore, for anyone to get into the garden, but the window was entirely inaccessible, since there was no waterpipe or anything which could help the most active man to climb it.
Waterpipe can also become a vector to highly lethal and addictive cigarette smoking11.
We noticed cardboards, pieces of paper, soil and a waterpipe around us.
Studies suggest that waterpipe smoking, also referred to as shisha and hookah, may be associated with even greater toxin exposure because sessions are longer and involve more and larger "puffs," leading to smoke inhalation as much as 100 times more than from a cigarette.
And even though many smoke shisha, they don't understand that a single waterpipe session that lasts about an hour is similar to smoking 20 to 30 cigarettes at one go," Mired said.
(1) There are increasing concerns, however, that other forms of tobacco consumption, such as waterpipe smoking, are increasing along with associated health risks.
Although passive exposure to cigarette smoke is known to be a risk factor for asthma and allergic diseases [12-14], waterpipe smoking effects on health are still largely unstudied.
"Recently, Kazakhstan conducted an examination and found out that hookah transmits more than 10 diseases, including tuberculosis and coliform bacterium since shared waterpipe mouthpieces are usually not disinfected," Niyazaliyeva noticed.
" The popular cafe consists of two indoor and outdoor halls", Ahmad says, adding that beverages and hot drinks are served in addition to Hookah (waterpipe)",
Cigarettes are the most prevalent form of regulated tobacco, but other forms of tobacco are also prevalent in the region, such as waterpipe and smokeless tobacco.
Harm perception, attitudes and predictors of waterpipe (shisha) smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia.