hosepipe

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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)
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Translations
hadice
vandslange
puutarhaletku
tuyau d’arrosage
cijev za polijevanje
ホース
호스
vattenslang
สายยาง
ống phun nước

hosepipe

[ˈhəʊzpaɪp] Nmanga f, manguera f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hosepipe

n (esp Brit) → Schlauch m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) has imposed a ban on 'washing of cars with hosepipes' and directed that vehicles be washed with buckets of water instead.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday banned the use of hosepipes while washing cars in Punjab and directed that vehicles be washed with water buckets instead.
In its written order, the LHC directed the 'Lahore Development Authority and Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) to impose a ban on service stations from using hosepipes to wash cars.'
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday imposed a ban on washing of cars with hosepipes and directed that vehicles be washed with buckets of water instead.
LAHORE:While hearing a petition to conserve water, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday imposed a ban on the use of running water from hosepipes to wash cars.
IT was 'reel' kind of West Midlands Fire Service to donate old reels of fire hose and hosepipes to DZG.
The principle seems fairly reasonable to me - when it's hot and dry for a long time, reservoirs dry up, and there are more important uses for water than hosepipes. Right?
The ban restricts the use of hosepipes or sprinklers for watering private gardens and washing private cars but customers will still be able to water their gardens with a watering can and wash their vehicles using a bucket and sponge, the firm said, which uses a fraction of the amount of water a hosepipe or sprinkler uses.
And experts fear the downpours were not have enough to prevent hosepipes and sprinklers being switched off in the North West on Sunday.
Environment Agency chiefs said staff at Teddington and other locks were banned from using hosepipes and sprinklers from last Thursday.