Meaning of HOSE in English

HOSE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a garden hose (= a long rubber tube used for watering a garden )

He accidentally left the garden hose running.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

garden

To continue the water analogy, it's like a fire hose and a garden hose.

They must be kept evenly moist in drought with the garden hose .

A tennis racket, a pair of flippers, a garden hose .

He compared his scheme to the idea of lending a garden hose to a neighbor whose house was on fire.

Then a piece of garden hose can be inserted in the top until it hits a moulded shoulder inside the tube.

A garden hose is useful here to help.

pipe

A hose pipe was connected to the exhaust. police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

Divorced father-of-three Terry Liffen was found dead in his car with a hose pipe leading from the exhaust.

On reaching the fire, Joseph jumped out and began wheeling off the thick long hose pipe from the engine.

We kept the area very clean with water applied with a hose pipe .

Use a board or a line as a guide when cutting straight edges or a length of hose pipe for curves.

Watering with a hose pipe doesn't take long and weeding as a task hardly exists.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

play a hose/light on sth

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

According to those at the vigil, the police only checked on the hose twice before the massacre occurred at 4am.

Follow that up with hot, soapy water and a hose over everything, and I suggest you do the underside first.

Howard laid down the hose and went to turn off the water.

The hose lead via a valve to the vacuum of space.

The guy had an air hose around him when he was blowing on the cylinders.

The men hopped to the tarmac and unraveled a rust-stained intestine of hose .

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Marcus tried to hose someone on a drug deal.

You don't have to hose the car before washing it.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Because I enjoy bathing, washing up and hosing down the car, the concept appealed to me.

It may need hosing at high pressure to get rid of any surface slime.

New Zealands should be brushed off, hosed down and dried before you put them away for the summer.

Riker brought the Huey up to a hover and hosed it over to go.

They had hosed him down after that, then poured urine over him.

They stepped into yellow coveralls, hosed the boat.

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