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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
piece

Plural
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  1. A part of a larger whole, usually in such a form that it is able to be separated from other parts.
  2. A single item belonging to a class of similar items: as, for example, a piece of machinery, a piece of software.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) (plural) sandwiches, packed lunch.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A sexual encounter.
    I got a piece at lunchtime.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A gun.
    He's packin' a piece!
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A cannabis pipe.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) (short for "piece of crap") a shoddy or worthless object, usually applied to consumer products like vehicles or appliances.
    Ucch, my new car is a piece!
  8. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) (short for hairpiece) a toupee or wig
    Admit it, you're wearing a piece.

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Verb

Infinitive
to piece

Third person singular
piec

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to piece (third-person singular simple present piec, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (usually with "together"): To reassemble something (real or metaphorically.)

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