Definition of 'flute'

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Example sentences containing 'flute'

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Some of the women were playing flutes whose notes would have filled the green spaces. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As much as you can improve as a flute player. The Sun (2008)Hearing the flute play in isolation first helps to distinguish the flute when it is played in a group. Christianity Today (2000)Music was a bit naff, like playing the flute or something. The Sun (2013)Music was important to him, and besides the violin he learnt to play the flute and piano. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But a countertenor voice is built through a different muscular procedure and the result is like the difference between a flute and an oboe. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So you can play a drum but you can't play a flute or a violin or indeed sing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first part comprises three women and a male dancer in a giant white hoop skirt who appears to be playing a Chinese flute. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And then I heard you playing your flute. Zindell, David The Broken God (1993)She plays the flute and piano to Grade Eight standard. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She did well: learnt to play the flute, how to ride horses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One day Laurel stumbles on a stranger, a tattered young man who plays the flute. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One day, Laurel comes upon a stranger playing his flute in the woods. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then flute and oboe bored, like worms of like platinum, into the thick thick toffee gold and silver. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The aid workers kicked off with an exemplary display, singing impromptu Armenian folk songs to a flute and guitar in their cramped main office. Marsden, Philip The Crossing-Place (1993)You might listen out for a violin or flute solo in a piece of music, but it's really about how the instruments work together. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'flute'

British English: flute /fluːt/ NOUN
A flute is a musical wind instrument consisting of a long tube with holes in it. You play it by blowing over a hole at one end while holding it sideways.
  • American English: flute
  • Arabic: فُلُوت
  • Brazilian Portuguese: flauta
  • Chinese: 长笛
  • Croatian: flauta
  • Czech: flétna
  • Danish: fløjte instrument
  • Dutch: fluit
  • European Spanish: flauta travesera
  • Finnish: huilu
  • French: flûte
  • German: Flöte
  • Greek: φλάουτο
  • Italian: flauto
  • Japanese: フルート
  • Korean: 플루트
  • Norwegian: fløyte
  • Polish: flet
  • European Portuguese: flauta
  • Romanian: flaut
  • Russian: флейта
  • Spanish: flauta
  • Swedish: tvärflöjt
  • Thai: ขลุ่ย
  • Turkish: flüt
  • Ukrainian: флейта
  • Vietnamese: ống sáo


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