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American English: /hoʊz/
British English: /həʊz/

Translation of hose in Spanish:


  • 1 countable or uncountable (pipe) a fire hose
    una manguera contra incendios
    Example sentences
    • Than remove the drain hose from the drain line and place it, along with the inlet water hoses into the tube.
    • Many have taken to hiding their garden hoses or to watering plants after dark so that few questions are asked.
    • Water and fertilizer are dispersed to the plants via hoses, Y-connections and drip pins.
  • 2 (Clothing) (+ plural verb) 2.1 (socks) [dated]
    calcetines (masculine plural)
    medias (feminine plural) (Latin America)
    a pair of gentlemen's hose
    un par de calcetines de caballero
    Example sentences
    • Get sexy and lean for night with black fishnet hose as favored by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent.
    • If so, should you wear hose with them or brave the cold?
    • Thinking some more, I think you should definitely go without the hose.
    Example sentences
    • He was clad in a royal-looking doublet, hose and an over-tunic, which bore a crest.
    2.2 (History, Theater) (tights)
    calzas (feminine plural)
    malla (feminine)
    2.3 (American English) pantyhose

transitive verb

  • 1 (water)
    regar (con manguera)
    Example sentences
    • The carcasses are then hosed with hot water and sprayed with vinegar.
    • Surf lifesavers removed the 60 centimetre shark by hosing it with fresh water.
    • You sit down, stand up or lie on a table as you are hosed with warm sea water in places that help your circulation, or in some cases simply make you giggle.
  • 2 (wash)
    lavar (con manguera)

Phrasal verbs

hose down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
lavar (con manguera)
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