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"flute" in British English

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flutenoun [C]

uk   us   /fluːt/
  • flute noun [C] (MUSICAL INSTRUMENT)

B1 a tube-shaped ​musicalinstrument with a ​hole that you ​blowacross at one end while ​holding the ​tube out horizontally to one ​side
  • flute noun [C] (GLASS)

(Definition of flute from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flutenoun [C/U]

 us   /flut/
a tube-shaped ​musicalinstrument with a ​row of ​holes along ​itsside that are ​covered by the ​fingers to ​vary the ​notes and ​played by ​blowing into a ​hole near one end, or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally
(Definition of flute from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flute”
in Korean 플루트…
in Arabic ناي, فلوت…
in Malaysian seruling…
in French flûte…
in Russian флейта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長笛…
in Italian flauto (traverso)…
in Turkish flüt…
in Polish flet…
in Spanish flauta…
in Vietnamese ống sáo…
in Portuguese flauta (transversal)…
in Thai ขลุ่ย…
in German die Flöte…
in Catalan flauta…
in Japanese フルート…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长笛…
in Indonesian suling…
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