Found 3 items, similar to piece.
English → Indonesian
bungkal, bungkalan, cabik, keping, kepingan, penggal, penggalan, potong
English → English
n 1: a separate part of a whole; “an important piece of the
2: an item that is an instance of some type; “he designed a new
piece of equipment”
; “she bought a lovely piece of china”
3: a portion of a natural object; “they analyzed the river into
; “he needed a piece of granite”
4: a musical work that has been created; “the composition is
written in four movements”
[syn: musical composition
, piece of music
5: an instance of some kind; “it was a nice piece of work”
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”
7: a portable gun; “he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster”
8: a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; “a piece
; “a slice of bread”
9: a distance; “it is down the road a piece”
10: a work of art of some artistic value; “this store sells only
; “it is not known who created this piece”
[syn: objet d'art
, art object
11: a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by
some action or condition; “he was here for a little
; “I need to rest for a piece”
; “a spell of good
; “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
v 1: to join or unite the pieces of; “patch the skirt”
2: make by putting pieces together; “She pieced a quilt”
tacked together some verses”
, put together
, set up
, tack together
] [ant: disassemble
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--she
5: repair by adding pieces; “She pieced the china cup”
English → English
, n. [OE. pece, F. pi[`e]ce, LL. pecia, petia,
petium, probably of Celtic origin; cf. W. peth a thing, a
part, portion, a little, Armor. pez, Gael. & Ir. cuid part,
share. Cf. Petty
1. A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole,
in any manner, as by cutting, splitting, breaking, or
tearing; a part; a portion; as, a piece of sugar; to break
Bring it out piece by piece. --Ezek. xxiv.
2. A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a
piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.
3. Any one thing conceived of as apart from other things of
the same kind; an individual article; a distinct single
effort of a series; a definite performance; especially:
(a) A literary or artistic composition; as, a piece of
poetry, music, or statuary.
(b) A musket, gun, or cannon; as, a battery of six pieces;
a following piece.
(c) A coin; as, a sixpenny piece; -- formerly applied
specifically to an English gold coin worth 22
(d) A fact; an item; as, a piece of news; a piece of
4. An individual; -- applied to a person as being of a
certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used
slightingly or in contempt. “If I had not been a piece of
a logician before I came to him.”
--Sir P. Sidney.
Thy mother was a piece of virtue. --Shak.
His own spirit is as unsettled a piece as there is
in all the world. --Coleridge.
5. (Chess) One of the superior men, distinguished from a
6. A castle; a fortified building. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Of a piece
, of the same sort, as if taken from the same
whole; like; -- sometimes followed by with. --Dryden.
Piece of eight
, the Spanish piaster, formerly divided into
To give a piece of one's mind to
, to speak plainly,
bluntly, or severely to (another). --Thackeray.
, one who buys shreds and remnants of cloth to
, goods usually sold by pieces or fixed
portions, as shirtings, calicoes, sheetings, and the like.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pieced
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or
pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; -- often with
2. To unite; to join; to combine. --Fuller.
His adversaries . . . pieced themselves together in
a joint opposition against him. --Fuller.
, v. i.
To unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.
“It pieced better.”