Definition of Flute:

  1. A wind instrument made from a tube with holes along it that are stopped by the fingers or keys, held vertically or horizontally so that the players breath strikes a narrow edge. The modern orchestral form, typically made of metal, is held horizontally and has an elaborate set of keys.

  2. Inverted S-shaped arch or wave of a corrugated medium that normally runs parallel to the depth of the container and gives it the rigidity and crushing (stacking) strength. The major five sizes of flutes are: (1) A-flute: the highest arch size, between 32 to 37 flutes per foot. (2) B-flute: second highest arch size, 45 to 52 flutes per foot. (3) C-flute: intermediate between A and B, between 39 to 43 flutes per foot. (4) E-flute: has 92 to 98 flutes per foot. (5) F-flute: the latest flute size, about 128 flutes per foot. [D-flute is no longer made.].

  3. Speak in a melodious way.

  4. An ornamental vertical groove in a column.

  5. Make flutes or grooves in.

  6. A tall, narrow wine glass.

Synonyms of Flute

English horn, Pandean pipe, Aulos, Bagpipe, Bark, Basset horn, Basset oboe, Bassoon, Bawl, Bellow, Bezel, Blare, Blat, Blow, Blow a horn, Blubber, Bombard, Boom, Bray, Breathe, Bugle, Buzz, Cackle, Canal, Canalize, Carillon, Carve, Chamfer, Channel, Chant, Chase, Chink, Chirp, Chisel, Clarinet, Clarion, Contrabassoon, Contrafagotto, Coo, Corrugate, Corrugation, Crack, Cranny, Crease, Crimp, Crisp, Cromorne, Crow, Cut, Dado, Dike, Ditch, Dog-ear, Doodle, Double, Double bassoon, Double over, Double reed, Double-tongue, Drawl, Enfold, Engrave, Engraving, Exclaim, Fife, Fipple flute, Flageolet, Flounce, Fluting, Fold, Fold over, Frill, Furrow, Gash, Gasp, Gather, Goffer, Gouge, Groove, Growl, Grunt, Gully, Hautboy, Heckelphone, Hiss, Hornpipe, Incise, Incision, Infold, Interfold, Keen, Lap over, Licorice stick, Lilt, Lip, Microgroove, Mumble, Murmur, Musette, Mutter, Oaten reed, Oboe, Oboe da caccia, Ocarina, Panpipe, Pant, Penny-whistle, Piccolo, Pipe, Plait, Plat, Pleat, Plicate, Plow, Ply, Pommer, Quill, Rabbet, Recorder, Reed, Reed instrument, Rifle, Rifling, Roar, Ruck, Ruff, Ruffle, Rumble, Rut, Sax, Saxophone, Score, Scratch, Scream, Screech, Shawm, Shriek, Sibilate, Sigh, Sing, Single reed, Single-reed instrument, Slit, Snap, Snarl, Snort, Sob, Sonorophone, Sound, Squall, Squawk, Squeal, Streak, Stria, Striate, Striation, Sulcation, Sulcus, Sweet potato, Syrinx, Tabor pipe, Tenoroon, Thunder, Tin-whistle, Tongue, Toot, Tootle, Trench, Triple-tongue, Trough, Trumpet, Tuck, Turn over, Twang, Tweedle, Twill, Wail, Warble, Well-worn groove, Whine, Whisper, Whistle, Wind, Wind the horn, Woods, Woodwind, Woodwind choir, Woodwind instrument, Wrinkle, Yap, Yawp, Yell, Yelp, Whistle, Penny whistle, Flute, Recorder, Fife, Grooved, Channelled, Furrowed, Ribbed, Corrugated, Ridged

How to use Flute in a sentence?

  1. I played the flute in fourth grade and I guess I did it really well because I ended up winning an award.
  2. Reading the literature, one can hear fiddles, wood flutes, bagpipes, guitar, mandolins and bodhráns.
  3. The band has an excellent flute player who has practiced playing her instrument since she was only five years old.
  4. It was yellowish-brown, and it collected in the flutes of the column.
  5. A flute of champagne.
  6. You need to be able to accurately break down the flute and understand if it is a positive or negative thing for you.

Meaning of Flute & Flute Definition