Definition of pipe:
a hollow tube that transports water, steam, or other liquid; usually made of metal, ceramic, wood, or plastic; a hollow stem with bowl at one end used for smoking (see also water pipe
"1818: yet, it is much to be hoped, that from his example pipe-making will in future be reposed solely in the hands of Mr. William Cluer of the Brickfield Hill. &mdash"
to convey or transport something by means of pipes; to install or configure pipes