Translation of flute in Spanish:

flute

flauta, n.

Pronunciation /flut//fluːt/

noun

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    Music
    (instrument, organ stop)
    flauta feminine
    • The satyr's hands are raised as if to play a flute, yet the instrument itself is not represented.
    • 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.
    • Ancient instruments used for court music include zithers, flutes, reed instruments, and percussion.
    • He is a multiple award-winning composer who has written numerous compositions for flute and other orchestra instruments.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Two thirds of the children had some musical experience and those with orchestral skills played violins, clarinets, cellos, flutes and saxophones.
    • Trained listeners can not only distinguish between the different families of instruments but even recognize individual violins, flutes, clarinets, etc.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The traditional Japanese flute weaved its soulful melody.
    • After intermission, the musicians began gently with pieces featuring the organ's flute stops and a quartet of recorders.
    • The traditional instruments are bagpipes, reed flutes, drums, and wind instruments.
    • 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!
    • We had people trying saxophone, cello, flutes, recorders, piano and all sorts.
    • Dances for these occasions were performed while wearing ankle bells and were accompanied by traditional instruments such as flutes, horns, and drums.
    • A wooden flute trills what sounds like an Eastern melody.
    • 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.
    • Wooden flutes lay on top of an old-fashioned writing desk, and a lute leaned against a far wall.
    • 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.
  • 2

    (glass)
    copa (larga) de champán feminine
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Bubbly was had with lunch in plastic champagne flutes.
    • Her hand gently motions for David's still full flute.
    • The cupboards containing the champagne, bucket, and flutes have also been highlighted.
    • Everything from plastic cups, empty beer bottles, used disposable coffee cups, to wine glasses and champagne flutes can be found at the exhibit.
    • His crystal champagne flute was smashed into several million pieces.
    • Serve the champagne, preferably in flutes, filling each glass no more than halfway to allow the wine to breathe.
    • Guests have been asked for eight sherry glasses, eight champagne flutes, eight whisky tumblers, eight brandy goblets and two decanters.
    • I picked up the champagne flutes, appreciating the finely cut crystal stems - they were so elegant.
    • If you don't own cocktail glasses, champagne flutes are a good substitute.
    • 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.
    • Inside, waiters were seen serving guests with flutes of champagne, while deliveries of sushi and presents were taken through the main entrance.
    • 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.
    • Champagne is best served in a tall flute or tulip glasses.
    • We are soon surrounded by towels and vases and champagne flutes and all sorts of other gifts.
    • Sparkling wines should be served in thick glasses with straight sides or flutes so that the fizz is preserved.
    • Now everyone's in a movie, or a TV show, drinking champagne out of long flutes on a Friday night.
    • Amid the hairspray bottles and eye-shadow palettes littering the tables lay overturned plastic champagne flutes.
    • 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.

transitive verb

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    (make wavy)
    ondular
    • "The rising white fluted columns supporting the two exquisite domes are special to that era, " he said.
    • In 1773-84 the whole church was remodelled in eighteenth - century taste, the columns of the choir were fluted, the apse and doors were finished in Louis XVI style.
    • Neoclassical commodes, desks, and some chairs had fluted tapered legs reminiscent of upside-down obelisks.
    • Fluted columns supported the ceiling in two rows, like massive redwoods.
    • There were fluted columns on either side of the broad mahogany double-doors, and they were twined with ivy.
    • In all the caves they were surrounded by beautifully fluted and fretted columns whose pure white frosted surfaces shone out like beacons in the harsh magnesium light of their lanterns.
    • The smaller one is delicately fluted and covered in mosaic.
    • The imposing entrance portico supported by six fluted Doric columns was probably the first exercise in classicism in Deadwood.
    • You walk into the house on shiny wooden floors, topped by rounded skirtings and fluted ceiling with subtle, concealed lighting.
    • A lovely wall of stone and brick layers and fluted coping stones, with yew above, brought us into the Roman town of Isurium, now Aldborough.
    • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry to form a thin circle or rectangle, place it on a lightly greased baking sheet or tin, and lip or flute the edge.
    • In some places both fingers from the roof and the floor had joined and formed columns, some fluted, some smooth, which glowed peach or filigree rose when the torchlight fell upon them.
    • A glaze highlights detailing in the ginger-stained doors and fluted columns.
    • He began by adding a light Baroque facade with pilasters and massive fluted columns at the main, upper tier, topped by a balustrade with vases and statues.
    • The new space was panelled throughout, and fluted Corinthian columns and pilasters were added.
    • The windows of this room-the most formal in the house-are framed at the sides and top by wood that has been fluted to resemble Greek columns.
    • Runoff from countless storms has worn the 50-to 60-foot-tall pink sandstone walls smooth, fluting some of its sections.
    • Finally we were able to descend near to the seafloor, which was littered with fallen chimneys, each several feet in diameter and fluted like a column of a Greek temple.
    • These are supported by small round-arched and fluted flying buttresses topped by figurines of scroll-bearing prophets.
    • The large diameter rolls were fluted to give traction to the feed, and provided with a quick acting-lever operated mechanism for raising or lowering the rolls.
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    (column/pillar)
    Architecture
    estriar
    acanalar