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Definitions of piece:

  • noun:   a separate part of a whole
    Example: "An important piece of the evidence"
  • noun:   an item that is an instance of some type
    Example: "He designed a new piece of equipment"
  • noun:   a distance
    Example: "It is down the road a piece"
  • noun:   an artistic or literary composition
    Example: "He wrote an interesting piece on Iran"
  • noun:   an instance of some kind
    Example: "It was a nice piece of work"
  • noun:   a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
    Example: "A piece of pie"
  • noun:   a portable gun
  • noun:   game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
    Example: "He sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
  • noun:   a portion of a natural object
    Example: "He needed a piece of granite"
  • noun:   a share of something
  • noun:   a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    Example: "I need to rest for a piece"
  • noun:   a work of art of some artistic value
    Example: "It is not known who created this piece"
  • noun:   a musical work that has been created
  • verb:   repair by adding pieces
    Example: "She pieced the china cup"
  • verb:   join during spinning
    Example: "Piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
  • verb:   to join or unite the pieces of
  • verb:   make by putting pieces together
    Example: "She pieced a quilt"
  • verb:   eat intermittently; take small bites of
    Example: "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"


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