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flut·ing

 (flo͞o′tĭng)
n.
1.
a. Architecture A decorative motif consisting of a series of uniform, usually vertical flutes, as those incised in the surface of a column.
b. The act of incising or making grooves.
2. The grooves formed by narrow pleats in cloth, as in a ruffle.

fluting

(ˈfluːtɪŋ)
n
1. (Architecture) a design or decoration of flutes on a column, pilaster, etc
2. grooves or furrows, as in cloth

flut•ing

(ˈflu tɪŋ)

n.
1. ornamentation with flutes, as on a column.
2. a groove, furrow, or flute, or a series of these.
[1475–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluting - a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)fluting - a groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)
groove, channel - a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
Translations

fluting

[ˈfluːtɪŋ] adj [voice] → flûté(e)

fluting

n (Archit) → Kannelierung f, → Kanneluren pl; (of border, edge)Bogenform f
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