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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 ?
Tell me your history and how you came to be shut up in that vase.
It literally contained nothing but the fragments of a broken 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.
At the beginning of the evening, when the prince first came into the room, he had sat down as far as possible from the Chinese vase which Aglaya had spoken of the day before.
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.
Troy turned aside abruptly, and examined a Japanese vase, without any idea in his mind of what he was looking at.
Rose looked with all her eyes, and saw the spark grow into the likeness of a golden vase, then green leaves came out, and then a crimson flower glowing on the darkness with a splendid lustre.
There is a large bar with a marble vase, out of which the pumper gets the water; and there are a number of yellow-looking tumblers, out of which the company get it; and it is a most edifying and satisfactory sight to behold the perseverance and gravity with which they swallow it.