flut·​ed | \ ˈflü-təd How to pronounce fluted (audio) \

Definition of fluted

: having or marked by grooves

Examples of fluted in a Sentence

The mansion has six fluted columns across the porch.
Recent Examples on the Web In all of these projects, form is doing all of the work: a window shape, repeated; staircases scissoring their way up into the sky; a fluted pier rising up and down in the river. Eva Hagberg, Curbed, 26 Oct. 2021 Our detailed material selections continued on the inside, with fluted wood panels, natural stone and beautiful hand-finished marble. Emma Reynolds, Forbes, 15 Sep. 2021 The pilasters are the fluted vertical columns on either side. Washington Post, 12 Sep. 2021 Six round, fluted columns are spaced through this hall. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 11 Sep. 2021 Old World elegance floods this house — round fluted pillars, Venetian plaster, marble and mahogany everywhere. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 11 Sep. 2021 Using a ruler and a fluted pastry wheel or a sharp paring knife, cut the dough oval into 10 strips. Washington Post, 13 July 2021 The glass jug boasts a vibrant emerald green hue and a fluted texture for an old-fashioned look. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 June 2021 Nanushka’s regenerative leather skirt, with a fluted hem, is the perfect pair to create a timeless, bright, and clean outfit that is easily dressed up or down. Tonne Goodman, Vogue, 21 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of fluted

1611, in the meaning defined above

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2 Nov 2021

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“Fluted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluted. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of fluted

: decorated with a series of long, rounded lines that are cut into the surface

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