Adjective "Piracies" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Piracies


    Definition:

    1. practice of a pirate; robbery or illegal violence at sea.

    2. the unauthorized reproduction or use of a copyrighted book, recording, television program, patented invention, trademarked product, etc.: The record industry is beset with piracy.

    3. Also called stream capture. Geology. diversion of the upper part of one stream by the headward growth of another.

    Origin:
    piracy

    Examples:

    "years can be piracies."