Pronunciation: flūt
n.1.A musical wind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the fingers or by keys which are opened by the fingers. The modern flute is closed at the upper end, and blown with the mouth at a lateral hole.
2.(Arch.) A channel of curved section; - usually applied to one of a vertical series of such channels used to decorate columns and pilasters in classical architecture. See Illust. under Base, n.
3.A similar channel or groove made in wood or other material, esp. in plaited cloth, as in a lady's ruffle.
4.A long French breakfast roll.
5.A stop in an organ, having a flutelike sound.
Flute bit
a boring tool for piercing ebony, rosewood, and other hard woods.
Flute pipe
an organ pipe having a sharp lip or wind-cutter which imparts vibrations to the column of air in the pipe.
- Knight.
1.A kind of flyboat; a storeship.
Armed en flûte
(Nav.) partially armed.
v. i.1.To play on, or as on, a flute; to make a flutelike sound.
v. t.1.To play, whistle, or sing with a clear, soft note, like that of a flute.
[imp. & p. p. Fluted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fluting .]
2.To form flutes or channels in, as in a column, a ruffle, etc.
Noun1.flute - a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
2.flute - a tall narrow wineglass
3.flute - a groove or furrow in cloth etc especially the shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column
Synonyms: fluting
Verb1.flute - form flutes in
To hear the sound of a flute in your dream, signifies pleasant reunion with distant friends. To dream that you are playing the flute, foretells that you will soon fall in love with a well-mannered and classy mate.English horn, Pandean pipe, aulos, bagpipe, bark, basset horn, basset oboe, bassoon, bawl, bellow, bezel, blare, blat, blow, blow a horn, blubber, bombard, boom, bray, breathe, bugle, buzz, cackle, canal, canalize, carillon, carve, chamfer, channel, chant, chase, chink, chirp, chisel, clarinet, clarion, contrabassoon, contrafagotto, coo, corrugate, corrugation, crack, cranny, crease, crimp, crisp, cromorne, crow, cut, dado, dike, ditch, dog-ear, doodle, double, double bassoon, double over, double reed, double-tongue, drawl, enfold, engrave, engraving, exclaim, fife, fipple flute, flageolet, flounce, fluting, fold, fold over, frill, furrow, gash, gasp, gather, goffer, gouge, groove, growl, grunt, gully, hautboy, heckelphone, hiss, hornpipe, incise, incision, infold, interfold, keen, lap over, licorice stick, lilt, lip, microgroove, mumble, murmur, musette, mutter, oaten reed, oboe, oboe da caccia, ocarina, panpipe, pant, penny-whistle, piccolo, pipe, plait, plat, pleat, plicate, plow, ply, pommer, quill, rabbet, recorder, reed, reed instrument, rifle, rifling, roar, ruck, ruff, ruffle, rumble, rut, sax, saxophone, score, scratch, scream, screech, shawm, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, single reed, single-reed instrument, slit, snap, snarl, snort, sob, sonorophone, sound, squall, squawk, squeal, streak, stria, striate, striation, sulcation, sulcus, sweet potato, syrinx, tabor pipe, tenoroon, thunder, tin-whistle, tongue, toot, tootle, trench, triple-tongue, trough, trumpet, tuck, turn over, twang, tweedle, twill, wail, warble, well-worn groove, whine, whisper, whistle, wind, wind the horn, woods, woodwind, woodwind choir, woodwind instrument, wrinkle, yap, yawp, yell, yelp
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flush it
Flush tank
flush toilet
flushless toilet
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Flute a bec
Flute bit
flute glass
Flute pipe
flute player
Fluting iron
Fluting lathe
flutter kick
Flutter wheel
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