fervid vs piping what difference

what is difference between fervid and piping

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fervidus, from ferveō.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɝ.vɪd/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɜː.vɪd/

Adjective

fervid (comparative fervider, superlative fervidest)

  1. Intensely hot, emotional, or zealous.

Synonyms

  • ardent, fervent, zealous; see also Thesaurus:enthusiastic

Antonyms

  • frigid

Related terms

  • fervent
  • fever
  • fervor
  • perfervid


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɪpɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪpɪŋ

Verb

piping

  1. present participle of pipe

Noun

piping (countable and uncountable, plural pipings)

  1. The process of an animal just beginning to break out of its egg; precedes hatching.
  2. The sound of musical pipes.
  3. An act of making music or noise with pipes.
  4. A system of pipes that compose a structure; pipework.
    the piping of a house
  5. (sewing) An ornamentation on the edges of a garment; a small cord covered with cloth.
  6. (cooking) Icing extruded from a piping bag.
  7. (botany) A piece cut off to be set or planted; a cutting.
  8. (botany) propagation by cuttings

Adjective

piping (not comparable)

  1. High-pitched.
    His piping voice could be heard above the hubbub.

Derived terms

  • piping hot

See also

  • Wikipedia article on bagpipes

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