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- adj. Having flutes or grooves, either for decoration or to trim weight.
- adj. Drunk; intoxicated.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of flute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Thin; fine; clear and mellow; flutelike.
- adj. Decorated with flutes; channeled; grooved
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, fine; clear and mellow; flute-like: as, fluted notes.
- Grooved; furrowed; ornamented or characterized by a series of flutes: as, a fluted column; a fluted ruffle.
- Specifically— In entomology, having parallel grooves or depressions running in a longitudinal direction.
- In armor, ornamented with ridges, corrugations, and the like, which in some cases added also to the utility of the piece as giving greater strength. Suits of armor of the sixteenth century, both Italian and German, are often richly fluted. See cut in next column.
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