hosepipe


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hosepipe - 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)
Translations
hadice
vandslange
puutarhaletku
cijev za polijevanje
ホース
호스
vattenslang
สายยาง
ống phun nước

hosepipe

[ˈhəʊzpaɪp] Nmanga f, manguera f

hosepipe

[ˈhəʊzpaɪp] n (gen)tuyau m; (in garden)tuyau m d'arrosage; (for fire)tuyau m d'incendiehosepipe ban n (British) interdiction d'arroser pour cause de pénurie d'eau

hosepipe

n (esp Brit) → Schlauch m

hosepipe

خُرْطُومٌ hadice vandslange Schlauch μάνικα manguera puutarhaletku tuyau d’arrosage cijev za polijevanje tubo di gomma ホース 호스 waterslang hageslange wąż gumowy mangueira гибкий шланг vattenslang สายยาง hortum ống phun nước 橡胶软管
References in classic literature ?
Judging from his appearance, which was that of a bewildered hosepipe or a snake whose brain is being momentarily overtaxed, Nutty was in the same difficulty.
Summary: Millions of people face a hosepipe ban after water companies took action in the face of drought conditions.
UNFIXED water leaks could lead to thousands of households facing a hosepipe ban within two weeks, a union has claimed.
We are asking our customers to please observe the hosepipe ban and do what they can to save water in other areas of their daily lives.
COVENTRY MP Geoffrey Robinson has sparked an environmental row - after being accused of using a legal loophole to flout a hosepipe ban at his luxury home in Surrey.
Brave Richard Allsup told last night how he crawled on his hands and knees and used a hosepipe as a lifeline to rescue a prominent businessman from a blazing inferno.
WITH water shortages and hosepipe bans affecting 13million people across Britain here are some watersaving ideas from the Environment Agency.
It is certainly true that it's been an exceptionally dry winter in the south and the south-east, but we're not in a crisis situation - but there is no doubt that it is likely that there will be some water restrictions, probably hosepipe bans,' said Mr Morley.
And finally, a decent hosepipe spray gun can save you hours and turn the chore of watering into a fun activity - as well as making washing your car or patio that much easier.
TWO months of downpours have eased the risk of drought in England and signals the end of the hosepipe ban for millions.
WATER companies were forced to defend their performance as millions of customers were hit with hosepipe bans which look set to be in place all summer.
HOSEPIPE bans could be imposed on the Midlands by the end of the summer as water companies warn the region is heading towards a drought.