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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 ?
Among the flowers upon the scarlet sward which lies about the buildings children were already playing, and comely women laughing and chatting with their neighbours as they culled gorgeous blossoms for the vases within doors.
The top was ornamented by vases, candelabra, and statuettes, in pairs, placed in a row.
There are wonderful tidies on the chairs, and gay mats on the floor, and books and cards carefully arranged on a round table, and vases of dried grass on the mantel-piece.
The large vases of the Louvre, the older furniture and plate of Henry II.
From silver lamps a thin blue smoke is streaming, And golden vases 'mid the feast are gleaming; Now sound the lutes in unison, Within the gates our lives are one.
In the middle stood a little frame containing relics; at the corners were two little orange-trees, and all along the edge were silver candlesticks, porcelain vases containing sun-flowers, lilies, peonies, and tufts of hydrangeas.
Tell me your history and how you came to be shut up in that vase.
On the summer afternoon of our tale a small round table, as black as ebony, stood in the centre of the room, sustaining a cut-glass vase of beautiful form and elaborate workmanship.
Instead of keeping still, so I could eat him comfortably, he trembled so with fear that he fell off the table into a big vase that was standing on the floor.
Still lower, but nearly in front of Ozma, sat the wonderful Wizard of Oz and on a small table beside him was the golden vase from Dorothy's room, into which Scraps had dropped the stolen clover.
In a sweeping passion she seized a glass vase from the table and flung it upon the tiles of the hearth.
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.