Translation of flute in Spanish:


flauta, n.

Pronunciation /fluːt//flut/


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    (instrument, organ stop)
    flauta feminine
    • Wooden flutes lay on top of an old-fashioned writing desk, and a lute leaned against a far wall.
    • The traditional instruments are bagpipes, reed flutes, drums, and wind instruments.
    • The satyr's hands are raised as if to play a flute, yet the instrument itself is not represented.
    • Ancient instruments used for court music include zithers, flutes, reed instruments, and percussion.
    • Some merchants have cassettes and CDs for sale, and more than a few offer handcrafted instruments, usually flutes made from wood or clay, but also more elaborate stringed instruments.
    • Richard started playing music with his peers in high school and produced his first handmade flute at 17 which started him on his exploration into the wholeness of sound.
    • Drums and the flute were the musical instruments of the Indians before the Spanish conquest.
    • Music students ranging in ages from four to 18 took part in the protest and carried with them their instruments ranging from violins, cellos and clarinets to flutes and guitars.
    • Two thirds of the children had some musical experience and those with orchestral skills played violins, clarinets, cellos, flutes and saxophones.
    • It is foolish to try and figure out which is the most important instrument in an orchestra - the violin, the flute or the clarinet.
    • Reading the literature, one can hear fiddles, wood flutes, bagpipes, guitar, mandolins and bodhráns.
    • I can play an instrument, the flute, but if I could choose again it would have to be a piano, and I swear I'm going to learn the Ukelele by the time I go to Blackpool next year!
    • A wooden flute trills what sounds like an Eastern melody.
    • Trained listeners can not only distinguish between the different families of instruments but even recognize individual violins, flutes, clarinets, etc.
    • After intermission, the musicians began gently with pieces featuring the organ's flute stops and a quartet of recorders.
    • We had people trying saxophone, cello, flutes, recorders, piano and all sorts.
    • The traditional Japanese flute weaved its soulful melody.
    • A colorful Swell Oboe and Vox Humana provide the organ with attractive solo voices; the latter adds a mystical contribution to the strings and flutes of the organ.
    • Dances for these occasions were performed while wearing ankle bells and were accompanied by traditional instruments such as flutes, horns, and drums.
    • In Petrusberg, South Africa, churchgoers voted not to get rid of a friend - a cobra who lived in the ceiling, always came out to listen when the organist played the organ's flute stops, fled back to its hole when the preaching started.
    • Over the next hour she will transport the children with Highland stories about seal folk and bad fairies and music from her collection of wooden and bamboo flutes.
    • He is a multiple award-winning composer who has written numerous compositions for flute and other orchestra instruments.
    • Using a variety of home-made instruments including bamboo flutes, the pupils performed a musical piece in the Minister's honour, based on sounds of the rainforest.
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    copa (larga) de champán feminine
    • Her hand gently motions for David's still full flute.
    • Bubbly was had with lunch in plastic champagne flutes.
    • I began to take photographs of the food on the table, the champagne flutes towering behind the chocolate truffles that I was already dying to eat.
    • Newlyweds can pick either a starter set of Wedgewood china or a crystal set of eight wine goblets and champagne flutes from Waterford, with a retail value of $440.
    • The champagne flute is tall and narrow to slow the loss of the CO2 bubbles, to keep it from going ‘flat’ for as long as possible.
    • Now everyone's in a movie, or a TV show, drinking champagne out of long flutes on a Friday night.
    • Sparkling wines should be served in thick glasses with straight sides or flutes so that the fizz is preserved.
    • We are soon surrounded by towels and vases and champagne flutes and all sorts of other gifts.
    • The cupboards containing the champagne, bucket, and flutes have also been highlighted.
    • I picked up the champagne flutes, appreciating the finely cut crystal stems - they were so elegant.
    • Serve the champagne, preferably in flutes, filling each glass no more than halfway to allow the wine to breathe.
    • If you don't own cocktail glasses, champagne flutes are a good substitute.
    • His crystal champagne flute was smashed into several million pieces.
    • Champagne is best served in a tall flute or tulip glasses.
    • What normally happens is they fall to the floor by accident with their champagne flutes in their hands and remain down there, flopping around, chatting and laughing hysterically for quite a bit of time.
    • Everything from plastic cups, empty beer bottles, used disposable coffee cups, to wine glasses and champagne flutes can be found at the exhibit.
    • Inside, waiters were seen serving guests with flutes of champagne, while deliveries of sushi and presents were taken through the main entrance.
    • Not today, but sometime shortly, I will drink a flute of champagne to you Charlie and express the wish that you will be around for many more years to celebrate many more birthdays.
    • Guests have been asked for eight sherry glasses, eight champagne flutes, eight whisky tumblers, eight brandy goblets and two decanters.
    • Amid the hairspray bottles and eye-shadow palettes littering the tables lay overturned plastic champagne flutes.

transitive verb

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    (make wavy)
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