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Definition 1: a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for flute in the sense of this definition

(flute is a kind of ...) any wind instrument other than the brass instruments

(... is a kind of flute ) a small high-pitched flute similar to a piccolo; has a shrill tone and is used chiefly to accompany drums in a marching band

(... is a kind of flute ) a flute that is played by blowing through the nostrils (used in some Asian countries)

(... is a kind of flute ) a small flute; pitched an octave above the standard flute

Definition 2: a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for flute in the sense of this definition

(flute is a kind of ...) a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

Definition 3: a tall narrow wineglass - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for flute in the sense of this definition

(flute is a kind of ...) a glass that has a stem and in which wine is served

Definition 4: form flutes in - [verb of contact]

(flute is a kind of ...) make ridges into by pinching together

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