fluted 1610s, pp. adj. from FLUTE (Cf. flute).

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(as a column),

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  • Fluted — Flut ed, a. 1. Thin; fine; clear and mellow; flutelike; as, fluted notes. Busby. [1913 Webster] 2. Decorated with flutes; channeled; grooved; as, a fluted column; a fluted ruffle; a fluted spectrum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fluted — [flo͞ot′id] adj. 1. having a flutelike tone; fluty 2. having long, rounded grooves …   English World dictionary

  • fluted — /flooh tid/, adj. 1. fine, clear, and mellow; flutelike: fluted notes. 2. having flutes, grooves, or the like: a fluted column; fluted material; fluted stone tools. [1605 15; FLUTE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • fluted — flut|ed [ˈflu:tıd] adj something that is fluted has hollow or rounded lines down it ▪ fluted stone columns …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fluted — [[t]flu͟ːtɪd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is fluted has shallow curves cut into it. She leaned against the fluted wooden post of the porch. Syn: grooved …   English dictionary

  • Fluted — Flute Flute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fluted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fluting}.] 1. To play, whistle, or sing with a clear, soft note, like that of a flute. [1913 Webster] Knaves are men, That lute and flute fantastic tenderness. Tennyson. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fluted — adj. Fluted is used with these nouns: ↑column …   Collocations dictionary

  • fluted — flut|ed [ flutəd ] adjective decorated with long deep parallel lines: fluted columns …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fluted — adjective decorated with long narrow curves that curve inwards: fluted columns …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fluted — UK [ˈfluːtɪd] / US [ˈflutəd] adjective decorated with long deep parallel lines fluted columns …   English dictionary

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