Definition of PIECE

noun : PIECE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence" ;

  • 2. (

    ) an item that is an instance of some type; "he designed a new piece of equipment"; "she bought a lovely piece of china"; "my dog swallowed a Lego part" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite" ;

  • 5. (

    ) an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck" ;

  • 6. (

    ) an artistic or literary composition; "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"; "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a distance; "it is down the road a piece" ;

  • 11. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 12. (

    ) a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue" ;

  • 13. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : PIECE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) join during spinning; "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings" ;

  • 4. (

    ) eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal;

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