set of pipes

set of pipes

Fig. a very loud voice; a good singing voice. She has a nice set of pipes. With a set of pipes like that, she's a winner.
See also: of, pipe, set

set of pipes

n. a very loud voice; a singing voice. With a set of pipes like that, she’s a winner.
See also: of, pipe, set
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One of only an estimated four makers in the country, he is currently working on a set of pipes for a buyer in San Francisco.
He added: "A basic set of pipes costs around PS700 so at PS12.
Flappy Bird is the stuff app store dreams are made of: developed by a young Vietnamese designer named Dong Nguyen, the devilishly difficult gameinvolving a bird striving to fly through a set of pipes without touching anythingwent on to become a pop culture phenomenon, earning $50,000 per day before Nguyen, citing the game's highly addictive potential, decided to cease production, creating a robust black market for Flappy Bird knock-offs.
A Cheryl Cole mini-me she may have been, but there's no denying she's the owner of a pretty impressive set of pipes - albeit one prone to those annoying "why sing one note when 14 will do?
12 Former American Idol brings her impressive set of pipes to the CIA for one night.
Rolando Villazon Tenor Helped by his weekly appearances of ITV's Popstar To Opera star, the tenor with a name like a villain in a Mexican soap opera and a fine set of pipes shows his TV talent show proteges how it is done while twirling an exceptionally handsome moustache.
I knew I had a set of pipes and that would get me a f*** long way.
Pipe Mania is a puzzle game where players lay down a set of pipes on a tiled grid in order to keep the Flooze, a constant flowing substance that speeds up with progression, moving through the pipes as long as possible without overflowing.
Sellafield campaigner Martin Forwood said: "We have taken advice from nuclear engineers and there is no way to tell whether a second set of pipes won't also spring a leak.
The next step, after they banned him, was that we bought a small set of pipes, butt he neighbour complained about that and did not want any musical instrument played at all," she said.
I just pulled out a spare set of pipes from my rucksack and carried on playing.
Many of the tracks remind us of other awesome female artists, such as Liz Phair and Sheryl Crow, but Keri is chock-full of her own unique flair and has quite a set of pipes to boot.
Once that is in place, the City Council is expected to consider an ordinance that would require all new developments to have a second set of pipes to whisk water to reclamation plants, Lambert said.
Almost immediately, the van makes a sharp turn over a set of pipes set into the floor.