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Lute vs. Violin

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Lutenoun

A fretted stringed instrument of European origin, similar to the guitar, having a bowl-shaped body or soundbox; any of a wide variety of chordophones with a pear-shaped body and a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with strings along the neck and parallel to the soundboard.

Violinnoun

(musical instrument) A musical four-string instrument, generally played with a bow or by plucking the string, with the pitch set by pressing the strings at the appropriate place with the fingers; also any instrument of the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violin_family violin family].

Lutenoun

Thick sticky clay or cement used to close up a hole or gap, especially to make something air-tight.

Violinnoun

(music) A violinist.

‘The first violin often plays the lead melody lines in a string quartet.’;

Lutenoun

A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.

Violinverb

(ambitransitive) To play on, or as if on, a violin.

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Lutenoun

(brickmaking) A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from earth.

Violinnoun

A small instrument with four strings, played with a bow; a fiddle.

Luteverb

To play on a lute, or as if on a lute.

Violinnoun

bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow

Luteverb

To fix or fasten something with lute.

Violin

The violin, sometimes known as a fiddle, is a wooden chordophone (string instrument) in the violin family. Most violins have a hollow wooden body.

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Lutenoun

A cement of clay or other tenacious infusible substance for sealing joints in apparatus, or the mouths of vessels or tubes, or for coating the bodies of retorts, etc., when exposed to heat; - called also luting.

Lutenoun

A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.

Lutenoun

A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.

Lutenoun

A stringed instrument formerly much in use. It consists of four parts, namely, the table or front, the body, having nine or ten ribs or "sides," arranged like the divisions of a melon, the neck, which has nine or ten frets or divisions, and the head, or cross, in which the screws for tuning are inserted. The strings are struck with the right hand, and with the left the stops are pressed.

Luteverb

To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.

Luteverb

To sound, as a lute.

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Luteverb

To play on a lute, or as on a lute.

‘Knaves are menThat lute and flute fantastic tenderness.’;

Lutenoun

a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid

Lutenoun

chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard

Lutenoun

a plucked stringed instrument with a long neck bearing frets and a rounded body with a flat front, rather like a halved egg in shape.

Lutenoun

liquid clay or cement used to seal a joint, coat a crucible, or protect a graft.

Lutenoun

a rubber seal for a jar.

Luteverb

seal, join, or coat with lute

‘they were luted with a heavy coating of calcined chalk and eggshells’;

Lute

A lute ( or ) is any plucked string instrument with a neck and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body. It may be either fretted or unfretted.

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