a strut or part shaped like a T
A one-piece article of clothing consists of one piece only, rather than two or more separate parts.
to extend by adding pieces
A set piece is an occasion such as a battle or a move in a game of football that is planned and carried out in an ordered way.
a strut or part shaped like a T
the forward part of the device fixed to a ski to grip a ski boot, for either water skiing or snow skiing
You can use two-piece to describe something, especially a set of clothing, that is in two parts.
(in the Caribbean ) a field of sugar cane, esp a peasant's isolated field
handheld, power-operated shears used by a shearer
a queen or rook
a bishop or knight
Someone's party piece is something that they often do to entertain people, especially at parties, for example singing a particular song or saying a particular poem .
a piece of music played on the piano
(of fabric ) dyed after weaving
goods, esp fabrics, made in standard widths and lengths
a fixed rate paid according to the quantity produced
a piece of ferromagnetic material forming an extension of the magnetic circuit in an electric motor, etc, used to concentrate the magnetic field where it will be most effective
a flattering newspaper or magazine article about a person or an organization
a timber laid along the ridge of a roof, to which the upper ends of the rafters are attached
a piece of music played in an exam in order to test the abilities of the player
A think piece is an article in a newspaper or magazine that discusses a particular subject in a serious and thoughtful way .
A three-piece suit is a set of three pieces of matching clothing, usually a man's jacket, waistcoat, and trousers .
any theatrical production, film, television presentation, etc, in which the performers wear the costumes of a former age
a gun, esp a shotgun, for shooting wild birds
If you describe an object or building as a museum piece, you mean that it is old and unusual .
of a piece:
of the same kind; alike
A period piece is a play, book, or film that is set at a particular time in history and describes life at that time.
a short, simple piece, usually for piano, of a type developed chiefly during the 19th century, often of a descriptive or seemingly improvisatory character
a subsidiary object, esp a work of art or piece of writing, that accompanies another
a play involving no individual star but several actors whose roles are of equal importance
in one piece:
If someone or something is still in one piece after a dangerous journey or experience, they are safe and not damaged or hurt .
If you piece together the truth about something, you gradually discover it.
a horizontal tie beam that connects the top of two queen posts of a roof truss
a two pence coin
something, esp an unusual object, that provokes conversation
piece of cake:
something easily obtained or achieved
piece of eight:
a former Spanish coin worth eight reals ; peso
piece of piss:
something easily obtained of achieved
piece of work:
a person who is regarded as eccentric, difficult, etc.
say your piece:
to give your opinion about a particular matter, although you are aware that other people may not agree with you, or be interested in what you have to say
all of a piece:
with each part or aspect consistent with the rest
a piece of cake:
If you think something is very easy to do, you can say it is a piece of cake . People often say this to stop someone feeling worried about doing something they have to do.
a piece of goods:
a piece of work:
a very surprising, unusual, or impressive person
piece to camera:
a TV report in which a reporter is filmed saying something
say one's piece:
If you say your piece, you say everything you want to say about a particular matter without being interrupted, although people may be wanting to express opposing views .
speak one's piece:
to vent one's views or opinions
a suit consisting of three matching parts, such as a jacket, waistcoat, and trousers
a set of three matching pieces of furniture, usually a combination of a sofa and chairs