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  • n  a separate part of a whole
    an important piece of the evidence
  • n  an item that is an instance of some type;
    he designed a new piece of equipment
    she bought a lovely piece of china
  • n  a portion of a natural object
    he needed a piece of granite
  • n  a musical work that has been created
  • n  an instance of some kind
    it was a nice piece of work
  • n  an artistic or literary composition
    he wrote an interesting piece on Iran
    the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests
  • n  a portable gun
  • n  a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
    a piece of pie
  • n  a distance
    it is down the road a piece
  • n  a work of art of some artistic value
    it is not known who created this piece
  • n  a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    I need to rest for a piece
  • n  a share of something
  • n  game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
    he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage
  • v  to join or unite the pieces of
  • v  create by putting components or members together
    She pieced a quilt
  • v  join during spinning
    piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings
  • v  eat intermittently; take small bites of
    He pieced at the sandwich all morning
  • v  repair by adding pieces
    She pieced the china cup

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  • Sean Payton in Montreal Gazette
    Everybody in New Orleans gets a piece of this trophy,said New Orleans coach Sean Payton, who took over as head coach in 2006 when the Saints returned from their displaced year in San Antonio.
  • Ashton Kutcher in Stuff.co.nz
    Actor Ashton Kutcher, who starred with Murphy in the 2003 film Just Married and also dated her briefly, said the world had "lost a little piece of sunshine". "My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany's family, her husband, & her amazing...
  • Terrell Owens in USA Today
    I must move on, and it's another beginning for me,Owens said. "If I can be that extra added piece to get them to the playoffs, then that's what I'm here for. I looked at the defensive side of ball and offensive side of the ball, and these...

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