Associations to the word «Piece»

Pictures for the word «Piece»


PIECE, noun. A part of a larger whole, usually in such a form that it is able to be separated from other parts.
PIECE, noun. A single item belonging to a class of similar items: as, for example, a piece of machinery, a piece of software.
PIECE, noun. (chess) One of the figures used in playing chess, specifically a higher-value figure as distinguished from a pawn; by extension, a similar counter etc. in other games.
PIECE, noun. A coin, especially one valued at less than the principal unit of currency.
PIECE, noun. An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, musical composition, literary work, etc.
PIECE, noun. An artillery gun.
PIECE, noun. (US) (Canada) (colloquial) (short for hairpiece) A toupee or wig, especially when worn by a man.
PIECE, noun. (Scotland) (Ireland) (UK dialectal) (US dialectal) A slice or other quantity of bread, eaten on its own; a sandwich or light snack.
PIECE, noun. (US) (colloquial) A gun.
PIECE, noun. (US) (colloquial) (vulgar) A sexual encounter; from piece of ass or piece of tail
PIECE, noun. (US) (colloquial) (mildly vulgar) (short for piece of crap/piece of shit) A shoddy or worthless object (usually applied to consumer products like vehicles or appliances).
PIECE, noun. (US) (slang) A cannabis pipe.
PIECE, noun. (baseball) Used to describe a pitch that has been hit but not well, usually either being caught by the opposing team or going foul. Usually used in the past tense with got, and never used in the plural.
PIECE, noun. (dated) (sometimes derogatory) An individual; a person.
PIECE, noun. (obsolete) A castle; a fortified building.
PIECE, noun. (US) A pacifier.
PIECE, noun. (colloquial) A distance.
PIECE, verb. (transitive) (usually with together) To assemble (something real or figurative).
PIECE, verb. To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; often with out.
PIECE, verb. (slang) To produce a work of graffiti more complex than a tag.
PIECE BROKER, noun. One who buys shreds and remnants of cloth in order to resell them.
PIÈCE D'OCCASION, noun. An artistic composition written for a particular occasion.
PIÈCE DE RÉSISTANCE, noun. (idiomatic) A masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime.
PIECE DE RESISTANCE, noun. (idiomatic) A masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime.
PIECE GOODS, noun. Goods usually sold by pieces or fixed portions, such as shirtings, calicos, sheetings, etc.
PIÈCE MONTÉE, noun. A decorative table ornament made from sugar etc.
PIECE OF ASS, noun. (US) (idiomatic) (colloquial) (vulgar) An act of intercourse, especially a one night stand.
PIECE OF ASS, noun. (US) (idiomatic) (colloquial) (vulgar) A very attractive woman, when considered as a sex object.
PIECE OF ASS, noun. (rare) (LGBT) (idiomatic) (colloquial) (vulgar) A male prostitute.
PIECE OF CAKE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see piece,‎ cake.
PIECE OF CAKE, noun. (idiomatic) A job, task or other activity that is pleasant – or, by extension, easy or simple.
PIECE OF CLOTHING, noun. An item of clothing; any item, such as a shirt or a sock, that constitutes clothing.
PIECE OF CRAP, noun. (idiomatic) (vulgar) Alternative form of piece of shit
PIECE OF CRUMPET, noun. (slang) A very sexually desirable woman.
PIECE OF EIGHT, noun. (historical) peso, a silver coin, that was minted in Spain from the end of 15th century, equal to eight reales (hence the name).
PIECE OF FURNITURE, noun. An item of furniture; any item, such as a table or cupboard, that constitutes furniture.
PIECE OF MEAT, noun. (slang) The penis.
PIECE OF ONE, noun. (idiomatic) (informal) A chance to find out something interesting about someone.
PIECE OF ONE, noun. (idiomatic) (informal) A chance to fight with someone.
PIECE OF PAPER, noun. A single sheet or scrap of paper.
PIECE OF PAPER, noun. (derogatory) A marriage certificate.
PIECE OF PISS, noun. (coarse) (British) (NZ) (slang) Something easy to achieve.
PIECE OF PORK, noun. (slang) The penis.
PIECE OF SHIT, noun. (vulgar) Used other than as an idiom: see piece,‎ of,‎ shit.
PIECE OF SHIT, noun. (idiomatic) (vulgar) A bad thing; an object of poor quality.
PIECE OF SHIT, noun. (idiomatic) (vulgar) A despicable person.
PIECE OF TAIL, noun. (US) (idiomatic) (colloquial) (vulgar) Alternative form of piece of ass
PIECE OF THE ACTION, noun. (idiomatic) A portion of the monetary gains or other benefits produced by some venture or activity; a share of participation in a venture or activity.
PIECE OF WORK, noun. A product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft.
PIECE OF WORK, noun. (idiomatic) (often derogatory) A person who has a strong and unusual personality, especially one with seriously unpleasant character flaws (e.g. a nasty piece of work).
PIECE OUT, verb. To increase or complete by adding one or more pieces.
PIECE OUT, verb. To lay out or present possible components of a whole.
PIECE RATE, noun. The monetary amount payed per unit of production in the reward scheme of piece work, contrasting to hourly wage and to salary.
PIECE TO CAMERA, noun. (film) (television) A speech given by a presenter or character directly to the viewing audience through the camera.
PIECE TOGETHER, verb. To physically assemble (or reassemble) from fragments or pieces.
PIECE TOGETHER, verb. (figuratively) To reconstruct an event or goal from incomplete or flawed elements.
PIECE WORK, noun. Work that a worker is paid for according to the number of units produced, rather than the number of hours worked; work done and paid for by the piece or by the job.

Dictionary definition

PIECE, noun. A separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence".
PIECE, noun. An item that is an instance of some type; "he designed a new piece of equipment"; "she bought a lovely piece of china";.
PIECE, noun. A portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite".
PIECE, noun. A musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements".
PIECE, noun. An instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck".
PIECE, noun. An artistic or literary composition; "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"; "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests".
PIECE, noun. A portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster".
PIECE, noun. A serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread".
PIECE, noun. A distance; "it is down the road a piece".
PIECE, noun. A work of art of some artistic value; "this store sells only objets d'art"; "it is not known who created this piece".
PIECE, noun. A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather".
PIECE, noun. A share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue".
PIECE, noun. Game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage".
PIECE, verb. To join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt".
PIECE, verb. Create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee".
PIECE, verb. Join during spinning; "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings".
PIECE, verb. Eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles".
PIECE, verb. Repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup".

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