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hose

 (hōz)
n.
1. pl. hose Stockings; socks. Used only in the plural.
2. pl. hose
a. Close-fitting breeches or leggings reaching up to the hips and fastened to a doublet, formerly worn by men. Used only in the plural.
b. Breeches reaching down to the knees. Used only in the plural.
3. pl. hos·es A flexible tube for conveying liquids or gases under pressure.
tr.v. hosed, hos·ing, hos·es
1. To water, drench, or wash with a hose: hosed down the deck; hosed off the dog.
2. Slang
a. To attack and kill (someone), typically by use of a firearm:
b. To exploit, cheat, or defraud.

[Middle English, a stocking, from Old English hosa, leg covering; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

hose

(həʊz)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) Also called: hosepipe a flexible pipe, for conveying a liquid or gas
vb
(sometimes foll by down) to wash, water, or sprinkle (a person or thing) with or as if with a hose
[C15: later use of hose2]

hose

(həʊz)
n, pl hose or hosen
1. (Clothing & Fashion) stockings, socks, and tights collectively
2. (Clothing & Fashion) history a man's garment covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
3. (Clothing & Fashion) half-hose socks
[Old English hosa; related to Old High German hosa, Dutch hoos, Old Norse hosa]

hose

(hoʊz)

n., pl. hose for 2,3, hos•es for 1,4,5, n.
1. a flexible tube for conveying a liquid, as water, to a desired point: a garden hose.
2. (used with a pl. v.) an article of clothing, or a pair of such articles, for the foot and some part of the leg; stocking or sock.
3. (used with a pl. v.)
a. men's tights, as were worn with and usu. attached to a doublet.
v.t.
4. to water, wash, spray, or drench by means of a hose (often fol. by down).
[before 1100; Middle English; late Old English hosa, c. Old Saxon, Old High German, Old Norse hosa]
hose′like`, adj.

hose


Past participle: hosed
Gerund: hosing

Imperative
hose
hose
Present
I hose
you hose
he/she/it hoses
we hose
you hose
they hose
Preterite
I hosed
you hosed
he/she/it hosed
we hosed
you hosed
they hosed
Present Continuous
I am hosing
you are hosing
he/she/it is hosing
we are hosing
you are hosing
they are hosing
Present Perfect
I have hosed
you have hosed
he/she/it has hosed
we have hosed
you have hosed
they have hosed
Past Continuous
I was hosing
you were hosing
he/she/it was hosing
we were hosing
you were hosing
they were hosing
Past Perfect
I had hosed
you had hosed
he/she/it had hosed
we had hosed
you had hosed
they had hosed
Future
I will hose
you will hose
he/she/it will hose
we will hose
you will hose
they will hose
Future Perfect
I will have hosed
you will have hosed
he/she/it will have hosed
we will have hosed
you will have hosed
they will have hosed
Future Continuous
I will be hosing
you will be hosing
he/she/it will be hosing
we will be hosing
you will be hosing
they will be hosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hosing
you have been hosing
he/she/it has been hosing
we have been hosing
you have been hosing
they have been hosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hosing
you will have been hosing
he/she/it will have been hosing
we will have been hosing
you will have been hosing
they will have been hosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hosing
you had been hosing
he/she/it had been hosing
we had been hosing
you had been hosing
they had been hosing
Conditional
I would hose
you would hose
he/she/it would hose
we would hose
you would hose
they would hose
Past Conditional
I would have hosed
you would have hosed
he/she/it would have hosed
we would have hosed
you would have hosed
they would have hosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hose - socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)hose - socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
footwear - clothing worn on a person's feet
sock - hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
stocking - close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
leotards, tights - skintight knit hose covering the body from the waist to the feet worn by acrobats and dancers and as stockings by women and girls
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.hose - man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
3.hose - a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
air hose, airline - a hose that carries air under pressure
fire hose - a large hose that carries water from a fire hydrant to the site of the fire
garden hose - a hose used for watering a lawn or garden
radiator hose - a flexible hose between the radiator and the engine block
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
water cannon, watercannon - a hose (carried on a truck) that fires water under high pressure to disperse crowds (especially crowds of rioters)
Verb1.hose - water with a hose; "hose the lawn"
irrigate, water - supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields"

hose

noun pipe, tube, hosepipe, tubing, piping, pipeline, conduit, siphon The fireman unwrapped their hoses.
Translations
جَورَبخُرْطُومٌخُرْطوم الماءيُسْقي بِخُرْطوم الماء
hadicepostříkatpunčochy
hoseslangevandevandslange
lõdvikvoolik
letku
cijev za zalijevanje
gumitömlõhosszú harisnya
slangasokkar, sokkabuxursprauta
ホース
호스
kojinėslaistyti žarnapalaistyti žarnaplauti žarnatrikotažas
aplaistīt ar šļūtenišļūtenezeķes
hadicapančuchypostriekať/poliať hadicou
cev za zalivanje)
slangvattenslang
ท่ออ่อน
hortumhortumla yıkamaksu borusuçorap
ống vòi

hose

[həʊz] N
1. (also hosepipe) → manga f, manguera f
2. (= stockings) → medias fpl; (= socks) → calcetines mpl (Hist) → calzas fpl
hose down VT + ADVregar con manguera
hose out VT + ADVregar con manguera

hose

[ˈhəʊz] n (= pipe) → tuyau m
a garden hose → un tuyau d'arrosage
hose down
vtlaver au jet

hose

1
nSchlauch m
vt (also hose down)abspritzen

hose

2
n no pl
(Comm: = stockings) → Strümpfe pl, → Strumpfwaren pl
(Hist, for men) → (Knie)hose f

hose

[həʊz] n
a. (hosepipe) → tubo di gomma (also garden hose) → tubo per annaffiare (Aut) → manicotto
b. (pl, stockings, socks) → calze fpl, calzini mpl; (old) → calzamaglia
hose down vt + advlavare con un getto d'acqua

hose

(həuz)
1. (also ˈhosepipe) a rubber, plastic etc tube which bends and which is used to carry water etc. a garden hose; a fireman's hose.
2. an older word for stockings or socks. woollen hose.
verb
to apply water to by means of a hose. I'll go and hose the garden/car.
hosiery (ˈhəuziəri) noun
knitted goods, especially stockings, socks and tights.
hose reel
a revolving drum for carrying hoses.
hose down
to clean (eg a car) by means of water brought by a hose.

hose

خُرْطُومٌ hadice vandslange Schlauch μάνικα manguera letku tuyau cijev za zalijevanje tubo flessibile ホース 호스 tuinslang slange wąż gumowy mangueira шланг slang ท่ออ่อน hortum ống vòi 软管

hose

n (tube) manguera

hose

npl (stockings) medias; support — medias de compresión
References in classic literature ?
I expect I came over queer when I was hosing her down.
he groaned, and turned dismally once more to the hosing of his car.
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