hose hose  /ˈhoʊz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
  2. (n) man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
  3. (n) a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
  4. (v) water with a hose

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His red pickup truck was parked near a small river where he used to play as a child; a green garden hose attached to the vehicle's exhaust funneled the fumes inside.
  2. Manny Hose As some companies start peddling girdle-esque, gut-compressing undershirts, a.
  3. Firemen ran an air hose down the well, began pumping air down by a rotary pump.

News

  1. Matt Porcari Memorial Hose Race

    OWEGO -- A fallen Owego firefighter is honored with a fitting tribute. The Owego Hose Team hosted the Matt Porcari Memorial Hose Race Saturday at the Owego Strawberry Festival. Hundreds watched on as firefighters from all across the Southern Tier showed off their hosing skills. Porcari's family joined in on the fun, and they say he was a passionate hose racer. He began hose racing at the age of ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX 40 Binghamton

  2. Polymeric Flexible Hose & Tubing

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Polymeric Flexible Hose & Tubing http://www.reportlinker.com/p01351955/Polymeric-Flexible-Hose--Tubing.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Resin_and_Rubber ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Rockler Cord and Hose Holder Makes Operation of Benchtop Power Tools Easier - New Device Keeps Power Cords and Dust ...

    Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced the Cord and Hose Holder, a corded power tool and dust collection accessory that suspends power cords and dust hoses above the bench and out of the way of the work area. The adjustable post clamps onto workbenches and tables, allowing users to maneuver benchtop power tools such as routers and sanders with greater ease. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "At no time did any White Hose officials, including the president, direct the Department of Justice to take specific action against any individual US attorney," Perino said.
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Forbes

  2. "If the house is burning, you're not going to worry about which hose you grab, so long as you get water on the fire," said Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., one of the chief authors of the House package as chairman of its Appropriations Committee.
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: David Obey Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "When the house was on fire, we all knew what to do: get a hose," Gurria told G20 leaders.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: José Ángel Gurría Source: Reuters

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