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hosenoun [C]

 us   /hoʊz/
  • hose noun [C] (PIPE)

a long, usually plastic or rubber pipe that can be bent and is used to move water or other substances: a fire hose a garden hose a radiator hose

hoseplural noun

 us   /hoʊz/ (also hosiery,  /ˈhoʊ·ʒə·ri/ )
  • hose plural noun (CLOTHING)

hoseverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /hoʊz/
to clean something with water: They have to hose down the streets. Just hose it off.
(Definition of hose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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