Definition of piped-in in English:

piped-in

adjective

  • 1Of water, gas, etc.: supplied through pipes.

  • 2Of music, television programmes, etc.: received by wire or cable, especially through a closed-circuit system, rather than from broadcast signals.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Ironwood Daily Globe. From piped + in.

Pronunciation

piped-in

/ˌpʌɪptˈɪn/