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flutes, plural;
  1. Speak in a melodious way reminiscent of the sound of a flute
    • - “What do you do?” she fluted
  2. Play a flute or pipe
    • - to him who sat upon the rocks, and fluted to the morning sea
    • - some swan fluting a wild carol
  3. Make flutes or grooves in

  4. Make trumpet-shaped frills on (a garment)
    • - a fluted collar
  1. A wind instrument made from a tube with holes along it that are stopped by the fingers or keys, held vertically or horizontally so that the player's breath strikes a narrow edge

  2. A modern orchestral instrument of this type, typically of metal, held horizontally, with the mouthpiece near one end, which is closed

  3. An organ stop with wooden or metal flue pipes producing a similar tone

  4. An ornamental vertical groove in a column

  5. A trumpet-shaped frill on a dress or other garment

  6. Any similar cylindrical groove, as on pastry

  7. A tall, narrow wine glass
    • - a flute of champagne

  1. 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. form flutes in
  3. a tall narrow wineglass
  4. a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)
  5. (flutist) someone who plays the flute
  6. The flute is a musical instrument of the woodwind family. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening. ...
  7. In the context of machining, a cutting tool (or cutter) is any tool that is used to remove material from the workpiece by means of shear deformation. Cutting may be accomplished by single-point or multipoint tools. ...
  8. A glacial flute is a landform created by the movement of a glacier around a boulder. They are long ridges on the ground parallel to the movement. Examples can be found in many places including Iceland, Alaska and Canada.
  9. (Fluting (architecture)) Fluting in architecture refers to the shallow grooves running vertically along a surface.
  10. (Fluting (firearms)) In firearms terminology, fluting refers to the removal of material from a cylindrical surface, usually creating grooves. This is most often the barrel of a rifle, though it may also refer to the cylinder of a revolver or the bolt of a bolt action rifle. ...
  11. (Fluting (geology)) Fluting is a process of differential weathering and erosion by which an exposed well-jointed coarse-grained rock such as granite or gneiss, develops a corrugated surface of flutes; especially the formation of small-scale ridges and depressions by wave action.
  12. A woodwind instrument consisting of a metal, wood or bamboo tube with a row of circular holes and played by blowing across a hole in the side of one end or through a narrow channel at one end against a sharp edge, while covering none, some or all of the holes with the fingers to vary the note ...
  13. (fluted) Decorated with flutes; grooved; (slang) drunk, intoxicated
  14. (fluting) A decoration consisting of parallel, normally vertical, flutes (grooves) incised into the surface; The act of making such grooves
  15. (FLUTED) Surfaces worked with thin parallel grooves, mostly on dials or case bezels.
  16. (fluted) of a column or pillar, carved with closely spaced parallel grooves cut vertically.
  17. (Fluted) A long sleeve flared at the wrist. examples
  18. (Fluted) A rounded design derived from the look of small flutes side by side; having grooves or marked by grooves.
  19. (Fluted) A surface ornamented by channels or grooves.
  20. (Fluted) Early bases had ornamental designs. These are referred to as ribbed, or fluted bases. All are cast iron.
  21. (Fluted) Flutings are vertical channels or grooves separated by a sharp edge or arris. When the mouldings are convex rather than concave they are called reedings.
  22. (Fluted) Leaf type. See Ruffled.
  23. (Fluted) Longitudinally grooved.
  24. (Fluted) The vertical lines, grooves or designs in the glass.
  25. (Fluted) This design motif features rounded grooves in the surface of the piece.