water pipe

water pipe
noun Date: 15th century 1. a pipe for conveying water 2. a smoking device that consists of a bowl mounted on a vessel of water which is provided with a long tube and arranged so that smoke is drawn through the water where it is cooled and up the tube to the mouth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • water-pipe — c.1400, conduit for water, from WATER (Cf. water) (n.1) + PIPE (Cf. pipe). The smoking sense is first attested 1824 …   Etymology dictionary

  • water pipe — water .pipe n 1.) an underground pipe used to carry the public water supply 2.) a pipe used for smoking, consisting of a long tube and a container of water = ↑hookah …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • water pipe — n. 1. a pipe for carrying water 2. a kind of smoking pipe in which the smoke is drawn through water, as a hookah …   English World dictionary

  • Water pipe — Wa ter pipe A pipe for conveying water. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water pipe — water ,pipe noun count 1. ) a pipe that takes water from one place to another 2. ) a HOOKAH …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Water pipe — For the various smoking devices, see hookah or bong. For other uses, see pipe. [ thumb|200px|A system of copper water tubes used in a radiator heating system.] Water pipes are pipes or tubes, frequently made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC/uPVC),… …   Wikipedia

  • water pipe — noun 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 • Syn: ↑hookah, ↑narghile,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water pipe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms water pipe : singular water pipe plural water pipes 1) a pipe that takes water from one place to another 2) a hookah …   English dictionary

  • water pipe — Hookah Hook ah (h[oo^]k [.a]), n. [Per. or Ar. huqqa a round box or casket, a bottle through which the fumes pass when smoking tobacco.] A pipe with a long, flexible stem, so arranged that the smoke is cooled by being made to pass through water.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water pipe — Nargile Nar gile, Nargileh Nar gi*leh, n. [Per. n[=a]rgh[=i]l, prop., a cocoanut; prob. so called because first made of a cocoanut.] An apparatus for smoking tobacco. It has a long flexible tube, and the smoke is drawn through water. Also called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water pipe — vandentiekio vamzdis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. water pipe vok. Leitungsrohr, n; Wasserleitungsrohr, n rus. водопроводная труба, f pranc. conduite d eau, f; tuyau d eau, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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