Definition of Hosepipe

1. Noun. A flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas.

Exact synonyms: Hose
Specialized synonyms: Air Hose, Airline, Fire Hose, Garden Hose, Radiator Hose, Water Cannon, Watercannon
Generic synonyms: Tube, Tubing
Derivative terms: Hose



Definition of Hosepipe

1. Noun. (UK South Africa Southern US) A flexible pipe for carrying water or other liquids; a garden hose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hosepipe

1. a flexible tube for conveying fluids [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hosepipe

hosebags
hosebeast
hosebeasts
hosed
hosehead
hoseheads
hosel
hoseless
hoselike
hosels
hosemonkey
hosen
hosepipe (current term)
hosepipes
hoser
hosers
hoses
hosey
hoseyed
hoseying
hoseys
hoshin kanri
hosier
hosieries
hosiers
hosiery
hosing

Literary usage of Hosepipe

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1. Returns of Accidents and Casualties: As Reported to ... by Several Railroad by Great Britain Ministry of Transport (1898)
"One coupling-hook broken off ; one hosepipe-clip broken off. ... two buffer-rods bent ; one hosepipe torn ; tyres of wheels cut and bruised. ..."

2. Cycling for Health and Pleasure: An Indispensable Guide to the Successful by Luther Henry Porter (1895)
"Pneumatic tires are either double tube or "hosepipe. ... hosepipe " tires have but a single tube, which is both air tube and wearing shoe in one. ..."

3. Proceedings by Institution of Municipal Engineers, London, Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Association of Municipal and Sanitary Engineers and Surveyors (1881)
"As soon as the street was made in that form, they might put a hosepipe on it and wash every particle of dirt off, thereby making a great stride towards the ..."

4. Proceedings (1881)
"As soon as the street was made in that form, they might put a hosepipe on it and wash every particle of dirt off, thereby making a great stride towards the ..."

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