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English noun: flute

1. flute (artifact) 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


Synonymstransverse flute


Broader (hypernym)wood, woodwind, woodwind instrument


Narrower (hyponym)fife, nose flute, piccolo

2. flute (artifact) a tall narrow wineglass


Synonymschampagne flute, flute glass


Broader (hypernym)wineglass

3. flute (artifact) a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)


Synonymsfluting


Broader (hypernym)channel, groove


English verb: flute

1. flute (contact) form flutes in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)crimp, pinch









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