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1. pipes collectively
2. conveyance by pipes
3. the money charged for such conveyance
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(ˈpaɪ pɪdʒ)

1. conveyance, as of water, gas, or oil, by means of pipes.
2. the pipes so used.
3. the sum charged for the conveyance.
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 pipes collectively, 1897.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Noun1.pipage - a fee charged for the use of pipes
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
2.pipage - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
chimneypot - a short earthenware pipe on the top of a chimney to increase the draft
discharge pipe - a pipe through which fluids can be discharged
drainpipe, waste pipe, drain - a pipe through which liquid is carried away
drilling pipe - a series of tubes (joined by screwed collars) that connect a drilling platform to the drilling bit; rotates the bit and supplies drilling mud
elbow - a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
exhaust pipe - a pipe through which burned gases travel from the exhaust manifold to the muffler
fuel line, petrol line, gas line - a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine; "the car wouldn't start because dirt clogged the gas line"
main - a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
manifold - a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes
pipeline, line - a pipe used to transport liquids or gases; "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
riser main, riser pipe, riser pipeline, riser - a vertical pipe in a building
sparge pipe - a horizontal pipe having fine holes drilled throughout its length so as to deliver a spray of water
spout - an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
standpipe - a vertical pipe
steam line, steam pipe - a pipe conducting steam
tailpipe - a pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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