Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of FLUTING

Pronunciation:  'flooting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a groove or furrow in cloth etc especially the shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column
 

FLUTING is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: flute
 
 See Also: channel, groove

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flut"ing\, n.
Decoration by means of flutes or channels; a flute, or flutes
collectively; as, the fluting of a column or pilaster; the
fluting of a lady's ruffle.

{Fluting iron}, a laundry iron for fluting ruffles; -- called
   also {Italian iron}, or {gaufering iron}. --Knight.

{Fluting lathe}, a machine for forming spiral flutes, as on
   balusters, table legs, etc.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY