Associations to the word «Hose»

Wiktionary

HOSE, noun. (countable) A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.
HOSE, noun. (uncountable) A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.
HOSE, noun. (obsolete) Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.
HOSE, verb. (transitive) To water or spray with a hose.
HOSE, verb. (transitive) To deliver using a hose.
HOSE, verb. (transitive) To provide with hose (garment)
HOSE, verb. (transitive) To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.
HOSE, verb. (transitive) To trick or deceive.
HOSE, verb. (transitive) (computing) To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.
HOSE BARB, noun. A short protrusion marked by ridges or dull barbs useful for securing a rubber hose or tube.
HOSE CLAMP, noun. A device used to attach and seal a hose onto a fitting.
HOSE CLAMPS, noun. Plural of hose clamp
HOSE DOWN, verb. (transitive) To spray thoroughly with a hose.
HOSE DOWN, verb. (transitive) To put out or reduce a fire by squirting water on the fire with a hose.
HOSE DOWN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To calm down a person, or a situation.

Dictionary definition

HOSE, noun. Socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear).
HOSE, noun. Man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet.
HOSE, noun. A flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas.
HOSE, verb. Water with a hose; "hose the lawn".

Wise words

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