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lute

 [lo̳t]
1. a substance such as cement, wax, or clay that coats a joint area to make a tight seal; called also luting agent.
2. to coat with such a substance.

lute

(lūt),
To seal or fasten with wax or cement.
[L. lutum, mud]

lute

(lldbomact)
1. a substance such as cement, wax, or clay that coats a surface or joint area to make a tight seal.
2. to coat or seal with such a substance.

lute

[lo̅o̅t]
Etymology: L, lutum, mud
1 n, a substance such as cement, wax, or clay that coats a surface or joint area to make a tight seal. Also called luting agent.
2 v, to coat or seal with such a substance.

lute

(lūt)
To seal or fasten with wax or cement.
[L. lutum, mud]
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Lutes was a member of the Eight Point Sportsman's Club and took pleasure in both camping and ice fishing.
Schlegel's assertion on page 76 that for at least 150 years "the lute had the same significance as the piano in the 19th century" is no understatement if the number of extant lute prints and manuscripts as well as the vast number of lutes in various stages of construction listed in luthiers' estate inventories are any indication.
Survivors include his wife; three children, Laura Smith of Eugene, Gail Woodford of Springfield and Dana Lutes of Portland; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Admittedly, as odd as it may seem, it sounded pretty decent on the lute, as did Sting's own ``Field of Gold,'' which seemed made for the instrument.
According to Lutes, using a common data standard such as XBRL GL for capturing data can lead to a single way of looking at the business reporting data across the company.
Lutes said if he kept his mouth shut, he still would have a job.
In chapter six, the author describes his reconstruction of two "Coptic lutes," which leads him to examine playing techniques and to visualize how they were held when played.
With the music of the vihuela relegated to occasional performances on guitars and lutes, neither of which, especially the modern guitar, did justice to the original music, the vihuela languished as a forgotten instrument.
Lutes says Hitachi Consulting clients are making measurable progress through process and technology best practices.
We are the first worldwide initiative dedicated exclusively to honoring, preserving, and promoting the musical legacy of European early plucked instruments," he explains, noting that those instruments include early guitars and mandolins in addition to the lutes.
People just love the show," said Clinton Fire Captain Michael Lutes.
SPRINGFIELD - There are still a few things that get Don Lutes fired up.