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fluting Explained

fluting at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Furrow): furrow, groove, rut, scratch, crack, score, incision, slit, gash, chamfer, fluting, wale, channel, gutter, trench, ditch, dike, moat, trough, ravine.

Fluting at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flute \Flute\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fluted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To play, whistle, or sing with a clear, soft note, like
that of a flute.

Knaves are men, That lute and flute fantastic
tenderness. --Tennyson.

The redwing flutes his o-ka-lee. --Emerson.

2. To form flutes or channels in, as in a column, a ruffle,

Fluting \Flut"ing\, n.
Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes
collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the
fluting of a lady's ruffle.

{Fluting iron}, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; -- called
also {Italian iron}, or {gaufering iron}. --Knight.

{Fluting lathe}, a machine for forming spiral flutes, as on
balusters, table legs, etc.

fluting at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a groove or furrow in cloth etc especially the shallow
concave groove on the shaft of a column [syn: {flute}]

fluting at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: present participle of » flute


    Inter: en-noun » -

  • Category: File - :Shkant.jpg|thumb|Two wooden dowels with lengthwise fluting.
    1. Inter: architectur » e A decoration consisting of parallel, normally vertical, flutes (grooves) incised into the surface
    2. The act of making such grooves


      Inter: trans-top » decoration consisting of surface grooves

  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|рифление|n|tr=riflénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|гофрировка|f|tr=gofriróvka|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
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    Translation: de » fluting
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    Translation: io » fluting
    Translation: mg » fluting
    Translation: my » fluting
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    Translation: zh » fluting