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"
a share of something
"a slice of the company's revenue"
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"
a work of art of some artistic value
"this store sells only objets d'art"
"it is not known who created this piece"
- objet d'art - art object
"it is down the road a piece"
a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
"a piece of pie"
"a slice of bread"
a portable gun
"he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
- small arm
an artistic or literary composition
"he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"
"the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests"
an instance of some kind
"it was a nice piece of work"
"he had a bit of good luck"
a musical work that has been created
"the composition is written in four movements"
- musical composition - piece of music
a portion of a natural object
"they analyzed the river into three parts"
"he needed a piece of granite"
an item that is an instance of some type
"he designed a new piece of equipment"
"she bought a lovely piece of china"
a separate part of a whole
"an important piece of the evidence"
repair by adding pieces
"She pieced the china cup"
take small bites of
"He pieced at the sandwich all morning"
"She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
join during spinning
"piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
create by putting components or members together
"She pieced a quilt"
"He tacked together some verses"
"They set up a committee"
- put together - set up - tack together
to join or unite the pieces of
"patch the skirt"