- a portion of an object or of material, produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole；one of the items that were put together to make something and into which it naturally divides
- assemble something from individual parts；slowly make sense of something from separate facts and pieces of evidence
verb: piece, 3rd person present: pieces, gerund or present participle: piecing, past tense: pieced, past participle: pieced
- 1. a portion of an object or of material, produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole a piece of cheese the dish lay in pieces upon the floor 同義詞
- ▪ one of the items that were put together to make something and into which it naturally divides take a car to pieces 同義詞
- ▪ an item of a particular type, especially one forming one of a set a piece of luggage 同義詞
- ▪ an instance or example a crucial piece of evidence 同義詞
- ▪ a financial share each employee owns a piece of the company 同義詞
- ▪ a written, musical, or artistic creation or composition a hauntingly beautiful piece of music 同義詞
- ▪ a coin of specified value a 10-cent piece
- ▪ a figure or token used to make moves in a board game. 同義詞
- ▪ a king, queen, bishop, knight, or rook, as opposed to a pawn.
- ▪ a firearm.
- ▪ a woman.
- 1. assemble something from individual parts the children took turns piecing together each other's jigsaw puzzle
- ▪ slowly make sense of something from separate facts and pieces of evidence Daniel had pieced the story together from the radio
- 2. archaic extend something his coming and assisting them was like a cordial given to a dying man, which doth piece out his life
- 3. archaic patch (something) if it be broken it must be pieced