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Piece - Xiphemu

Piece is an English word meaning "Xiphemu" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of piece
- Piece n
- A separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence"
- An item that is an instance of some type; "he designed a new piece of equipment"; "she bought a lovely piece of china";
- A portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite" [syn: {part}]
- A musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements" [syn: {musical composition}, {opus}, {composition}, {piece of music}]
- An instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck" [syn: {bit}]
- An artistic or literary composition; "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"; "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests"
- A portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster" [syn: {firearm}, {small-arm}]
- A serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread" [syn: {slice}]
- A distance; "it is down the road a piece"
- A work of art of some artistic value; "this store sells only objets d'art"; "it is not known who created this piece" [syn: {objet d'art}, {art object}]
- 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" [syn: {while}, {spell}, {patch}]
- A share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue" [syn: {slice}]
- 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" [syn: {man}] v
- To join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt" [syn: {patch}]
- Make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses" [syn: {assemble}, {put together}, {set up}, {tack}, {tack together}] [ant: {disassemble}]
- Join during spinning; "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
- Eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles" [syn: {nibble}, {pick}]
- Repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup" [syn: {patch}]
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