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flute
American English: /flut/
British English: /fluːt/

Translation of flute in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Music) (instrument, organ stop)
    Example sentences
    • Reading the literature, one can hear fiddles, wood flutes, bagpipes, guitar, mandolins and bodhráns.
    • The traditional instruments are bagpipes, reed flutes, drums, and wind instruments.
    • Drums and the flute were the musical instruments of the Indians before the Spanish conquest.
    Example sentences
    • In Petrusberg, South Africa, churchgoers voted not to get rid of a friend - a cobra who lived in the ceiling, always came out to listen when the organist played the organ's flute stops, fled back to its hole when the preaching started.
    • After intermission, the musicians began gently with pieces featuring the organ's flute stops and a quartet of recorders.
    • A colorful Swell Oboe and Vox Humana provide the organ with attractive solo voices; the latter adds a mystical contribution to the strings and flutes of the organ.
  • 2 (glass)
    Example sentences
    • Everything from plastic cups, empty beer bottles, used disposable coffee cups, to wine glasses and champagne flutes can be found at the exhibit.
    • The champagne flute is tall and narrow to slow the loss of the CO2 bubbles, to keep it from going ‘flat’ for as long as possible.
    • Guests have been asked for eight sherry glasses, eight champagne flutes, eight whisky tumblers, eight brandy goblets and two decanters.

transitive verb

  • 1 (make wavy)
    Example sentences
    • He began by adding a light Baroque facade with pilasters and massive fluted columns at the main, upper tier, topped by a balustrade with vases and statues.
    • The new space was panelled throughout, and fluted Corinthian columns and pilasters were added.
    • A glaze highlights detailing in the ginger-stained doors and fluted columns.
  • 2 (pillar/column) (Architecture)
    estriar
    acanalar
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