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piece /piːs/ noun [countable]

طغرا ، سوار ، پاره ، قبضه توپ یا تفنگ ، قبضه ، دانه ، مهره ، پارچه ، فقره ، عدد ، سکه ، نمونه ، قطعه ادبی یا موسیقی ، نمایشنامه قسمت ، بخش ، یک تکه کردن ، وصله کردن ، ترکیب کردن ، جور شدن ، قدری ، کمی ، اسلحه گرم ، علوم مهندسی: جزء ، معماری: قسمت ، قانون ـ فقه: طغری ، ورزش: مهره شطرنج ، علوم نظامی: سلاح

: piece 2

تکه ، تیکه ، پاره ، قطعه پارچه ، سکه ، نمونه ، مورد ، دانه ، عد د ، مهره ، توپ ، تفنگ
- bit, chunk, fragment, morsel, part, portion, quantity, segment, slice
- work, article, composition, creation, item, study, work of art
English Thesaurus: article, story, piece, feature, review, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. piece1 S1 W1 /piːs/ noun [countable]
[Date: 1100-1200; Language: Old French; Origin: Vulgar Latin pettia]

1. AMOUNT an amount of something that has been separated from the main part
piece of
He broke off a piece of bread and gave it her.
Cut off a piece of wood 5 cm in length.
His trousers were held up with a piece of string.
Would you like a small or a large piece?
cut/divide etc something into pieces
She cut the cake into four equal pieces.
Chop the potato into bite-sized pieces.

2. PART one of the parts that something divides or breaks into
piece of
a piece of broken glass
Individual pieces of text can be cut and pasted to their correct position.
in pieces
The china dish lay in pieces on the floor.
jigsaw pieces
His father had taught him how to take a gun to pieces.
The shelving comes to pieces (=divides into separate parts) for easy transport.
The shower head just came to pieces (=broke into separate parts) in my hand.
The fireplace was carefully dismantled piece by piece (=one part at a time).

3. SINGLE ITEM a single thing of a particular type, or something that is one of several similar things
piece of
Pass me another piece of paper.
You should eat three pieces of fruit a day.
She was wearing a single piece of jewellery.
You need to examine every piece of evidence first.
an excellent piece of work
a major piece of legislation
a piece of equipment
four-piece/60-piece etc (=consisting of four, 60 etc separate parts)
a five-piece band
a three-piece suite (=two chairs and a sofa)

4. SMALL AMOUNT [usually singular] a small amount of something that is interesting, useful, or unusual in some way
piece of advice/information/gossip etc
Let me give you a piece of advice.
We’re witnessing a piece of history in the making.
piece of luck/good fortune
It really was an extraordinary piece of luck.

5. LAND an area of land
piece of
a piece of waste ground
a dispute about a piece of land

6. fall to pieces
a) to become old and in bad condition:
All my clothes are falling to pieces.
They’ve let that lovely old house fall to pieces around them.
b) to no longer be successful or working well:
The economy is falling to pieces.

7. go to pieces if a person or what they do goes to pieces, they are so upset or nervous that they cannot live, work, or perform as they should:
He just went to pieces after his wife died.
Her performance goes to pieces when her father is watching.

8. smash/rip/tear something to pieces to damage something badly by breaking it into many parts:
His arm was ripped to pieces by a shark.
Wear thick gloves, otherwise you’ll tear your fingers to pieces.

9. pull/rip/tear somebody/something to pieces to criticize someone or their ideas very severely:
Donna could tear your work to pieces, and frequently did.

10. ART/MUSIC ETC something that has been produced by an artist, musician, or writer
piece of music/writing/sculpture etc
some unusual pieces of sculpture
The LSO will perform a much-loved concert piece.

11. NEWS ITEM a short article in a newspaper or magazine or part of a television or radio programme that is about a particular subject
piece about/on
Did you read that piece in ‘The Observer’ about censorship?
Robert wrote a short piece on the earthquake.

12. in one piece informal if you arrive somewhere in one piece, you are not injured:
Cheer up. At least you’re still in one piece.
Ring Mum and let her know we got here in one piece.

13. give somebody a piece of your mind informal to tell someone that you are very angry with them:
After the game he gave the players a piece of his mind.

14. be a piece of cake informal to be very easy to do:
Landing this type of aircraft is a piece of cake for an experienced pilot.

15. be a piece of piss British English spoken not polite to be very easy to do

16. a piece of the action informal a share of the money from a business activity:
And will foreign firms get a piece of the action?

17. be (all) of a piece
a) if the things someone says or does are all of a piece, they are part of the typical behaviour of that person
be (all) of a piece with
Sexist language is all of a piece with the way some men treat women.
b) to be the same or similar in all parts:
The architecture here is all of a piece.

a) a coin of a particular value
ten pence/50-cent etc piece
Have you change for a 50-cent piece?
b) old use a coin:
Robert slipped two gold pieces into the man’s hand.

19. GAMES a small object used in a game such as chess

20. GUN American English informal a small gun

21. be a (real) piece of work spoken informal especially American English to be someone who does nasty things or deceives people in order to get what they want

22. be a piece of shit/crap spoken not polite used to show that you do not respect someone or something they say

23. piece of ass American English informal not polite an offensive expression for a woman. Do not use this expression.
how long is a piece of string? at long1(9)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. piece2 verb
piece something ↔ together phrasal verb

1. to use all the information you have about a situation in order to discover the truth about it:
Police are trying to piece together his movements before the murder.
Her early life has been pieced together from several different sources.

2. to put all the separate parts of an object into the correct order or position:
He slowly pieced together the torn fragments of a letter.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. separate amount; parts of sth
ADJ. big, huge, large, long | little, short, small, tiny The plate smashed into little pieces on the stone floor.
bite-sized The book breaks the information into bite-sized pieces.
equal | odd She makes her sculptures out of odd pieces of scrap metal.
PREP. in ~s The vase was now in pieces on the kitchen floor.
~ of a piece of bread A few pieces of the jigsaw were missing.
PHRASES bits and pieces I just need to get a few bits and pieces at the supermarket.
break/smash into pieces The cake just broke into pieces when I cut it.
come to pieces This chair comes to pieces.
fall to pieces My old dictionary is falling to pieces.
piece by piece We'll need to take the engine apart, piece by piece.
smash sth to pieces, take sth to pieces Can I take this jigsaw to pieces?
tear sth into/to pieces She tore the letter into tiny pieces.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. of art/music/writing, etc.
ADJ. amazing, beautiful, brilliant, fine, good, impressive, lovely, magnificent, marvellous, remarkable, superb, wonderful The best pieces include three paintings by El Greco.
effective, powerful This is an effective piece of writing.
atmospheric, dramatic | interesting | favourite | important | ambitious | original an original piece written specifically for the producer
short a short piece by Willie Simmonds on television satire
finished | occasional an occasional piece on the lives of ordinary people
centre (also centrepiece) | companion a companion piece to the portrait of Gauguin's empty chair
modern, period, traditional | choral, orchestral, piano | museum
VERB + PIECE compose, produce, write He hasn't produced a single piece of writing this year.
commission | perform, play, sing | read, hear | publish | display, exhibit, show
PIECE + VERB be called sth, be entitled sth
PREP. ~ by They are exhibiting two important pieces by Calder.
~ for a piece for symphony orchestra, choir and four soloists
~ from She read a piece from ‘Alice in Wonderland’.
~ of a piece of jewellery
PHRASES a piece of music/sculpture/work/writing
 ⇒ Note at ART

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: The pencils were free and so I took two pieces.
GOOD: The pencils were free and so I took two.

Usage Note:
Piece is NOT used with countable nouns. Compare: 'a piece of cheese', 'a piece of furniture', 'a piece of luck'.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 13.0
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