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vase

 (vās, vāz, väz)
n.
An open container, as of glass or porcelain, used for holding flowers or for ornamentation.

[French, from Latin vās, vessel.]

vase

(vɑːz)
n
a vessel used as an ornament or for holding cut flowers
[C17: via French from Latin vās vessel]

vase

(veɪs, veɪz, vɑz)

n.
a vessel, as of glass or porcelain, usu. higher than it is wide, used to hold cut flowers or for decoration.
[1555–65; < French < Latin vās vessel]
vase′like`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vase - an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowersvase - an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers
jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
urn - a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet
Translations
زُهْرِيَّةزَهْرِيَّه، وعاء للزّينَه
ваза
váza
vase
maljakko
vaza
váza
vasi
花瓶
꽃병
vaza
vāze
váza
vaza
vas
แจกัน
bình

vase

[vɑːz] Nflorero m, jarrón m

vase

[ˈvɑːz] nvase m

vase

[, (US)]
nVase f

vase

[vɑːz, ɒm veɪz] nvaso

vase

(vaːz) , ((American) veis) noun
a type of jar or jug used mainly as an ornament or for holding cut flowers. a vase of flowers.

vase

زُهْرِيَّة váza vase Vase ανθοδοχείο florero maljakko vase vaza vaso 花瓶 꽃병 vaas vase waza jarra, vaso ваза vas แจกัน vazo bình 花瓶
References in classic literature ?
Not a very splendid show, but there was a great deal of love done up in the few little bundles, and the tall vase of red roses, white chrysanthemums, and trailing vines, which stood in the middle, gave quite an elegant air to the table.
In a sweeping passion she seized a glass vase from the table and flung it upon the tiles of the hearth.
He saw Phoebe, however, and caught an illumination from her youthful and pleasant aspect, which, indeed, threw a cheerfulness about the parlor, like the circle of reflected brilliancy around the glass vase of flowers that was standing in the sunshine.
A light, fanciful bamboo table stood in the middle of the room, where a Parian vase, wrought in the shape of a white lily, with its buds, stood, ever filled with flowers.
It was in one of these flashes that she ran up the back stairs to put a vase of apple blossoms and a red tomato-pincushion on Rebecca's bureau.
And I took a rose from a vase and fastened it in her sash.
She was sweet to me as the bunch of white flowers that, in their frail Venetian vase, stand so daintily on my old bureau as I write, doing their best to sweeten my thoughts.
Jansenius entered just then, and Agatha became motionless and gazed abstractedly at a vase of flowers.
Tell me your history and how you came to be shut up in that vase.
You will find beneath it a crystal vase filled with a bright green liquid.
Into the capacious bowl-like vase I sprang with ease, and scarcely had I settled down within it than I heard a number of people enter the apartment.
Place in a vase some fragments of cork or other floating body, and give to the water in the vase a circular movement, the scattered fragments will unite in a group in the centre of the liquid surface, that is to say, in the part least agitated.