noun. a metal spike with a hole for a rope; mountaineers drive it into ice or rock to use as a hold.
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present A legendary local nightspot since 1980, the bar offers piton beer and rum punch to accompany its menu of pizza, seafood chowder and other causal dining choices. 2. Noun, singular or mass Wrap the chain around the middle of one tank and the tree or other secure object, and hook the chain snugly with a piton.