pipe up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pipe up utter a shrill cry
    • v pipe up begin to play or sing
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Usage

In literature:

I saw the blue smoke of his pipe curling up under the tree, but I did not see him.
"The Maid-At-Arms" by Robert W. Chambers
Effen two sailors gits in a rucus, day pipe 'em up on de main deck.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
The artist sat up, took his pipe from his lips, and looked considerably disturbed.
"In the Days of My Youth" by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
Jemmy piped the hands up.
"Snarleyyow" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The pipe lines go up and down nine canyons in their course across the Valley.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
Pipes were lit, and they all began leisurely to clean up.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
You dip this in another man's lighted pipe, when it flares up, and you can light your own.
"In the Ranks of the C.I.V." by Erskine Childers
We had one old-timer, out since Mons, who habitually, night after night, day after day, would pipe up with the same old plaint.
"A Yankee in the Trenches" by R. Derby Holmes
Halfway up the street, there was a supply of water which had been brought up in pipes.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Shrill as John Randolph's, its pipe, once set up, was very attentively and respectfully listened to.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Vol. XV., No. 85. January, 1875." by Various
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In poetry:

As he came marching up the street,
The pipes play'd loud and clear,
And a' the folk came running out
To meet the Chevalier.
"Charlie Is My Darling" by Carolina Oliphant
The birds are up and on the wing,
They pipe by glen and wood,
They have but one sweet wish to sing,
Nor wonder why they should.
"An April Afternoon" by Alexander Anderson
Her crew of ghosts was all on deck
Or clambering up the shrouds;
The boatswain's whistle, the captain's hail,
Were like the piping of the gale,
And thunder in the clouds.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 2. The Musician's Tale; The Ballad of Carmilhan - IV. " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Then, why should I give way to grief?
Come, strike up pipe and tabor
He that affecteth God in chief,
And as himself his neighbour,
May still enjoy a happy life,
Although he lives by labor.
"The Contented Man's Morice" by George Wither
Page after page as I played,
Every bar's rest, where one wipes
Sweat from one's brow, I looked up and surveyed,
O'er my three claviers yon forest of pipes
Whence you still peeped in the shade.
"Master Hugues Of Saxe-Gotha" by Robert Browning
It's blowing up squally, it's piping like hell,
And the packet she rolls till she tinkles her bell;
Oh, I hope it may blow for a week at the least;
She's a Liverpool packet and bound to the East.
"Home Round The Horn" by Bill Adams

In news:

Water pipe flushing could stir up dirt, sediment.
Close-up with the Crunch- Dustin Tokarski between the pipes.
Chatham and Orleans boards take up piping plover issue.
Close-up with the Crunch- Dustin Tokarski between the pipes.
Close-up with the Crunch - Dustin Tokarski between the pipes.
As we first reported, two juveniles were arrested in Pleasant Hill after a mailbox was blown up and pipe bombs were found on Friday night.
Freestyle half-pipe and slopestyle skiers gear up for first games.
Freestyle half-pipe and slopestyle skiers gear up for first games.
Look up, and pipes weave above your head.
Californians are giving up their cigarettes, a flocking to water pipes.
Inventor pipes up with water pump.
The reaction I got was, sadly, what I've come to expect when I've piped up about a medical procedure: a roll of the eyes, a bit of a sigh, and the gentle reproof.
An Aug 26, 2010 close-up view of the section of Enbridge pipe from Marshall in the trench containing the rupture, which is about 6-feet-5 inches and is 4 1/2 inches at the widest location.
Andrew Douglas shows up on the video display during the World Pipe Band Championships.
Other complaints at the Sprayfoam Forum had to do with adhesion problems and the potential for mold build-up if there's, say, a leaky pipe.
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In science:

Row upon row of pipes of different pitch but of the same “timbre” sit on compressed air supply channels where pulling a given “stop” (in a “stop-channel” design) moves a wooden slat called slider such that the holes in the slider line up with the toe holes of pipes to admit the air into a given channel.
Music in Terms of Science
One argument people bring up again and again is that true peer review is a pipe dream unless I can also show that systems of evaluations will also work better in a true peer review world.
True Peer Review
Most of these soft e+e− pairs are curled up by the detector solenoid magnetic field and collimated along the beam pipe.
Muon Colliders: The Machine and The Physics
Up to the end of June 1997, 16 fields of 200 fibres were observed for the galaxy survey during commissioning. 1937 spectra were reduced automatically using the AAO 2dFdr pipe-line software and some also interactively using IRAF.
The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: Preliminary Results
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