Definition of “hose” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “hose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)

hose verb [ T always + adv/prep ] (USE PIPE)

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)