HyperDic: piece

English > 18 senses of the word piece:
NOUNartifactpiecea separate part of a whole
artifactpiece, partan item that is an instance of some type
objectpiece, parta portion of a natural object
communicationpiece, musical composition, opus, composition, piece of musica musical work that has been created
eventpiece, bitan instance of some kind
communicationpiecean artistic or literary composition
artifactpiece, firearm, small-arma portable gun
foodpiece, slicea serving that has been cut from a larger portion
attributepiecea distance
artifactpiece, objet d'art, art objecta work of art of some artistic value
timepiece, while, spell, patcha period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
possessionpiece, slicea share of something
artifactpiece, mangame equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
VERBcontactpiece, patchto join or unite the pieces of
creationpiece, assemble, put together, set up, tack, tack togethercreate by putting components or members together
contactpiecejoin during spinning
consumptionpiece, nibble, pickeat intermittently
changepiece, patchrepair by adding pieces
piece > pronunciation
Soundspiy's
Rhymesaltarpiece ... Vietnamese: 37 rhymes with iys...
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA separate part of a whole.
Example"an important piece of the evidence"
Narrowerbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
piece of cloth, piece of materialA separate part consisting of fabric
piece of leatherA separate part consisting of leather
scrapA small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
shard, sherd, fragmentA broken piece of a brittle / brittle artifact
snip, snippet, snippingA small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
spindleA piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
Spanishpedazo, trozo
Catalanbocí, peça, tros
Verbspiecerepair by adding pieces
pieceto join or unite the pieces of
piececreate by putting components or members together
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn item that is an instance of some type.
Examples
  • "he designed a new piece of equipment"
  • "she bought a lovely piece of china"
Synonympart
BroaderitemA whole individual unit
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA portion of a natural object.
Example "he needed a piece of granite"
Synonympart
InstancesNorth AtlanticThat part of the Atlantic Ocean to the north of the equator
North PacificThat part of the Pacific Ocean to the north of the equator
South AtlanticThat part of the Atlantic Ocean to the south of the equator
South PacificThat part of the Pacific Ocean to the south of the equator
Part ofunit, building blockA single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else
NarroweraciculaA needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal
baseThe bottom or lowest part
body partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
cornerA projecting part where two sides or edges meet / meet
corpusThe main part of an organ or other bodily structure
cratonThe part of a continent that is stable and forms the central mass of the continent
cuttingA piece cut off from the main part of something
fragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
hunk, lumpA large piece of something without definite shape
nub, stubA small piece
segmentOne of the parts into which something naturally divides
sliceA thin flat piece cut ... / cut ... / cut off of some object
stripA relatively long narrow piece of something
worldA part of the earth that can be considered separately
BroaderthingA separate and self-contained entity
Spanishparte, pedazo, porción, trozo
Catalanpart, tros
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA musical work that has been created.
Synonymsmusical composition, opus, composition, piece of music
Partsfinale, codaThe closing section of a musical composition
Narroweradagio(music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully)
allegrettoA musical composition or musical passage to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
allegroA musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively manner
andanteA musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow
bagatelleA light piece of music for piano
canonA contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts
capriccioAn instrumental composition that doesn't adhere to rules for any specific musical form and is played with improvisation
divertimento, serenadeA musical composition in several movements
duet, duette, duoA musical composition for two performers
etudeA short composition for a solo instrument
fantasiaA musical composition of a free form usually incorporating several familiar themes
incidental musicmusic composed to accompany the action of a drama / drama or to fill intervals between scenes
intermezzoA short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama / drama or opera
introitA composition of vocal music that is appropriate for opening church services
larghetto(music) a composition or passage played in a slow tempo slightly faster than largo but slower than adagio
largo(music) a composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and dignified manner
medley, potpourri, pasticheA musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
morceauA short / short literary or musical composition
motetAn unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics
movementA major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
musical arrangement, arrangementA piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
nocturne, notturnoA pensive lyrical piece of music (especially for the piano)
octet, octetteA musical composition written for eight performers
passage, musical passageA short section of a musical composition
pastorale, pastoral, idyll, idylA musical composition that evokes rural life
program music, programme musicmusical compositions intended to evoke images or remind the listener of events
quartet, quartetteA musical composition for four performers
quintet, quintetteA musical composition for five performers
realization, realisationA musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
septet, septetteA musical composition written for seven performers
sextet, sextette, sestetA musical composition written for six performers
sheet musicA musical composition in printed or written form
soloA musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)
song, vocalA short musical composition with words
studyA composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique
suiteA musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
symphonic poem, tone poemAn orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales
toccataA baroque musical composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with full chords and rapid elaborate runs in a rhythmically free style
trioA musical composition for three performers
BroadermusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Spanishcomposición, obra, opus, pieza musical, pieza
Catalancomposició, obra, opus, peça musical, peça
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningAn instance of some kind.
Example"it was a nice piece of work"
Synonymbit
Broadercase, instance, exampleAn occurrence of something
Catalanfragment, tall, tros
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningAn artistic or literary composition.
Examples
  • "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"
  • "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests"
NarrowerafterpieceA brief dramatic piece (usually comic) presented after a play
articlenonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
fragmentAn incomplete piece
hiatusA missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)
morceauA short / short literary or musical composition
BroadercreationAn artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
Spanishobra
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA portable gun.
Synonymsfirearm, small-arm
Partsfiring pinstriker that ignites the charge by striking the primer
lockA mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
sightsAn optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
Narrowerautoloader, self-loaderA firearm that reloads itself
muzzle loaderAn obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle
pistol, handgun, side arm, shooting ironA firearm that is held and fired with one hand
repeating firearm, repeaterA firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
rifleA shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
riot gunA firearm designed to disperse rioters rather than to inflict serious injury or death
shotgun, scattergunfirearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
smoothboreA firearm that has no rifling
twenty-two, .22A .22 caliber firearm (pistol or rifle)
BroadergunA weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
Spanisharma de fuego, arma, arma portátil, pistola
Catalanarma de foc, arma de foc portàtil, arma portàtil
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 8, food
MeaningA serving that has been cut from a larger portion.
Example"a piece of pie"
Synonymslice
Narrowercutlet, scallop, scollop, escallopThin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
fillet, filet, fish fillet, fish filetA longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
Broaderhelping, portion, servingAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
Spanishcacho, rodaja, tajada
Catalantall
Verbspieceeat intermittently
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 9, attribute
MeaningA distance.
Example"it is down the road a piece"
BroaderdistanceThe property created by the space between two objects or points
Spanishpedazo, trozo
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA work of art of some artistic value.
Example "it is not known who created this piece"
Synonymsobjet d'art, art object
Narrowervirtuobjet d'art collectively (especially fine antiques)
Broaderwork of artart that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting / painting or sculpture of artistic merit)
Spanishobjet d'art
Catalanobjet d'art
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 11, time
MeaningA period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition.
Example "I need to rest for a piece"
Synonymswhile, spell, patch
Narrowercold spell, cold snapA spell of cold weather
hot spellA spell of hot weather
snapA spell of cold weather
BroadertimeAn indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Spanishinstante, minuto, momento, rato, segundo, suspiro, tiempo
Catalandurant, estona, instant, segon
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 12, possession
MeaningA share of something.
Synonymslice
Broadershare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Spanishparte, porción, trozo
Catalanpart, porció, tros
English > piece: 18 senses > noun 13, artifact
Meaninggame equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games.
Example "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
Synonymman
Narrowerblack(board games) the darker pieces
checker, chequerOne of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
chessman, chess pieceAny of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game / game of chess
tilegame equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.
white(board games) the lighter pieces
Broadergame equipmentequipment or apparatus used in playing a game / game / game
Spanishficha, pieza
Catalanfitxa, peça
English > piece: 18 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo join or unite the pieces of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
ModelThey piece the cape
Synonympatch
Narrowervamp, vamp upPiece (something old) with a new part
Broaderjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
Spanishajuntar
Nounspiecea separate part of a whole
English > piece: 18 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningCreate by putting components or members together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"She pieced a quilt"
Synonymsassemble, put together, set up, tack, tack together
Narrowercompoundcreate by mixing or combining
confect, confection, comfitmake into a confection
configureSet up for a particular purpose
jumble, confuse, mix upAssemble without order or sense
reassembleAssemble once again, after taking something apart
rig upErect or construct, especially as a temporary measure
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
make, createmake or cause to be or to become
Oppositedisassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break aparttake apart into its constituent pieces
Spanisharmar, concentrar, congregar, construir, ensamblar, juntar, montar
Catalanacoblar, ajuntar, armar, collar, concentrar, congregar, muntar
Nounspiecea separate part of a whole
English > piece: 18 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningjoin during spinning.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
Broadersplicejoin by interweaving strands
Spanishrecomponer, reensamblar
English > piece: 18 senses > verb 4, consumption
MeaningEat intermittently; take small bites of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He pieced at the sandwich all morning"
Synonymsnibble, pick
Broadereattake in solid food
Spanishmordisquear, picar, picotear
Catalanpicar, rosegar
Nounspiecea serving that has been cut from a larger portion
English > piece: 18 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningrepair by adding pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She pieced the china cup"
Synonympatch
Broaderrepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
Spanishremendar
Nounspiecea separate part of a whole

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