Associations to the word «Flute»

Pictures for the word «Flute»


FLUTE, noun. (musical instruments) A woodwind instrument consisting of a tube with a row of holes that produce sound through vibrations caused by air blown across the edge of the holes, often tuned by plugging one or more holes with a finger; the Western concert flute, a transverse side-blown flute of European origin.
FLUTE, noun. A glass with a long, narrow bowl and a long stem, used for drinking wine, especially champagne.
FLUTE, noun. A lengthwise groove, such as one of the lengthwise grooves on a classical column, or a groove on a cutting tool (such as a drill bit, endmill, or reamer), which helps to form both a cutting edge and a channel through which chips can escape
FLUTE, noun. (architecture) (firearms) A semicylindrical vertical groove, as in a pillar, in plaited cloth, or in a rifle barrel to cut down the weight.
FLUTE, noun. A long French bread roll.
FLUTE, noun. An organ stop with a flute-like sound.
FLUTE, verb. (intransitive) To play on a flute.
FLUTE, verb. (intransitive) To make a flutelike sound.
FLUTE, verb. (transitive) To utter with a flutelike sound.
FLUTE, verb. (transitive) To form flutes or channels in (as in a column, a ruffle, etc.); to cut a semicylindrical vertical groove in (as in a pillar, etc.).
FLUTE, noun. A kind of flyboat; a storeship.

Dictionary definition

FLUTE, noun. 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.
FLUTE, noun. A tall narrow wineglass.
FLUTE, noun. A groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column).
FLUTE, verb. Form flutes in.

Wise words

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Martin Luther King Jr.