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lute 1

 (lo͞ot)
n.
A stringed instrument having a body shaped like a pear sliced lengthwise and a neck with a fretted fingerboard that is usually bent just below the tuning pegs.

[Middle English, from Old French lut, from Old Provençal laut, from Arabic al-'ūd : al-, the + 'ūd, wood, branch, stem, lute.]

lute 2

 (lo͞ot)
n.
A substance, such as dried clay or cement, used to pack and seal pipe joints and other connections or coat a porous surface in order to make it tight. Also called luting.
tr.v. lut·ed, lut·ing, lutes
To coat, pack, or seal with lute.

[Middle English, from Old French lut, from Latin lutum, potter's clay.]

lute

(luːt)
n
(Instruments) an ancient plucked stringed instrument, consisting of a long fingerboard with frets and gut strings, and a body shaped like a sliced pear
[C14: from Old French lut, via Old Provençal from Arabic al 'ūd, literally: the wood]

lute

(luːt)
n
1. (Building) Also called: luting a mixture of cement and clay used to seal the joints between pipes, etc
2. (Dentistry) dentistry a thin layer of cement used to fix a crown or inlay in place on a tooth
vb
(Building) (tr) to seal (a joint or surface) with lute
[C14: via Old French ultimately from Latin lutum clay]

lute1

(lut)

n.
a stringed musical instrument having a long, fretted neck and a hollow, typically pear-shaped body with a vaulted back.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French, Old French < Old Provençal laut < Arabic al ‘ūd literally, the wood]

lute2

(lut)

n., v. lut•ed, lut•ing. n.
1. luting.
v.t.
2. to seal or cement with luting.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin lutum (Latin: mud, clay)]

Lute

 a flock of mallard.

lute


Past participle: luted
Gerund: luting

Imperative
lute
lute
Present
I lute
you lute
he/she/it lutes
we lute
you lute
they lute
Preterite
I luted
you luted
he/she/it luted
we luted
you luted
they luted
Present Continuous
I am luting
you are luting
he/she/it is luting
we are luting
you are luting
they are luting
Present Perfect
I have luted
you have luted
he/she/it has luted
we have luted
you have luted
they have luted
Past Continuous
I was luting
you were luting
he/she/it was luting
we were luting
you were luting
they were luting
Past Perfect
I had luted
you had luted
he/she/it had luted
we had luted
you had luted
they had luted
Future
I will lute
you will lute
he/she/it will lute
we will lute
you will lute
they will lute
Future Perfect
I will have luted
you will have luted
he/she/it will have luted
we will have luted
you will have luted
they will have luted
Future Continuous
I will be luting
you will be luting
he/she/it will be luting
we will be luting
you will be luting
they will be luting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been luting
you have been luting
he/she/it has been luting
we have been luting
you have been luting
they have been luting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been luting
you will have been luting
he/she/it will have been luting
we will have been luting
you will have been luting
they will have been luting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been luting
you had been luting
he/she/it had been luting
we had been luting
you had been luting
they had been luting
Conditional
I would lute
you would lute
he/she/it would lute
we would lute
you would lute
they would lute
Past Conditional
I would have luted
you would have luted
he/she/it would have luted
we would have luted
you would have luted
they would have luted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lute - a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid
sealing material - any substance used to seal joints or fill cracks in a porous surface
2.lute - chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard
chordophone - a stringed instrument of the group including harps, lutes, lyres, and zithers
fingerboard - a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers
Translations
loutna
liuto
lauto
luuttu
lutnja
lant
lúta
リュート
lyra
lutnja
luta
đàn luýt

lute

[luːt] Nlaúd m

lute

[ˈluːt] nluth m

lute

nLaute f

lute

[luːt] nliuto
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The cast posts-and-cores were luted with zinc phosphate cement prepared according to the manufacturer's instructions (Zinc Cement; SS White, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).
The prepared vital abutments were protected by a provisional custom made FPD luted with a temporary luting cement (Provicol) for 14 days.
2 This layer might also influence the shear bond strength of the restora- tion luted with resin luting cement in the subsequent visit.