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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lute /ˈlut/
 琵琶,封泥(vt.)用封泥封,用琵琶彈奏(vi.)彈琵琶

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lute /ˈlut/ 名詞
 密封,封閉器,封泥

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lute n.
 1. Chem. 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.
 2. A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
 3. Brick Making A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Luted; p. pr. & vb. n. Luting.] To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lute, n.  Mus. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lute, v. i. To sound, as a lute. --Piers Plowman. --Keats.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lute, v. t. To play on a lute, or as on a lute.
 Knaves are men
 That lute and flute fantastic tenderness.   --Tennyson.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lute
      n 1: a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface
           to make it impervious to gas or liquid [syn: luting]
      2: chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a
         pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted
         fingerboard