Rose vs Hose - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between rose and hose

is that rose is a shrub of the genus rosa , with red, pink, white or yellow flowers or rose can be while hose is (countable) a flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.

As verbs the difference between rose and hose

is that rose is (poetic|transitive) to make rose-coloured; to redden or flush or rose can be (rise) while hose is to water or spray with a hose.

As an adjective rose

is having a purplish-red or pink colour see rosy.

rose

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) ). Possibly ultimately a derivation from a verb for "to grow" only attested in Indo-Iranian (*Hwardh-'', compare Sanskrit ''vardh- , with relatives in Avestan).

Noun

(s)
  • A shrub of the genus Rosa , with red, pink, white or yellow flowers.
  • A flower of the rose plant.
  • A plant or species in the rose family. (Rosaceae)
  • Something resembling a rose flower.
  • (heraldiccharge) The rose flower, usually depicted with five petals, five barbs, and a circular seed.
  • A purplish-red or pink colour, the colour of some rose flowers.
  • A round nozzle for a sprinkling can or hose.
  • The base of a light socket.
  • (mathematics) Any of various flower-like polar graphs of sinusoids or their squares.
  • (mathematics, graph theory) A graph with only one vertex.
  • Verb

    (ros)
  • (poetic) To make rose-coloured; to redden or flush.
  • * Shakespeare
  • A maid yet rosed over with the virgin crimson of modesty.
  • (poetic) To perfume, as with roses.
  • (Tennyson)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Having a purplish-red or pink colour. See rosy.
  • Derived terms

    * be not a bed of roses * bloom is off the rose * (cabbage rose) * (ceiling rose) * * (China rose) * Christmas rose * come up roses * compass rose * (damask rose) * desert rose * dog rose * English rose * guelder rose * (moss rose) * multiflora rose * musk rose * * (polyantha rose) * (rock-rose), (rock rose) ( ) * (rose acacia) * (rose apple) * (rose beetle) * rose bowl * (rose bug) * (rose campion) * rose chafer * rose cold * rose cut * rose fever * rose geranium * rose hip * (rose mallow) * (rose moss) * (rose of Jericho) * rose of Sharon * rose oil * (rose periwinkle) * rose petal * rose quartz * (rose slug) * rose topaz * rose water * rose window * rosebay rhododendron * (rose-breasted grosbeak) * rosebud * rosebush * rose-coloured glasses, rose-colored glasses * rosefinch * rosefish * rosegarden * rosehip * roseleaf * roseola * rose-petal, rosepetal * rose-pink * rose-red * roseroot * rose syrup * rose-tinted * rosette * rosewater * rosewood * rosy * (rugosa rose) * run for the roses * smell like a rose * (vern, Sturt's desert rose) * (tea rose) * the Wars of the Roses * under the rose * (wild rose) * wind rose

    See also

    * * Aaron's beard * amelanchier * attar/otto * blackberry * bramble * camellia * chamiso * chokeberry * cloudberry * compass card * floribunda * hardhack * hawthorn * Japanese quince * jetbead * Juneberry * lady's mantle * maccaboy * Madagascar periwinkle * mahaleb * mawar * meadowsweet * medlar * midsummer-men * mountain ash * moutain avens * namby-pamby * ninebark * parsley piert * rambler * serviceberry * shadblow * shadbush * silverweed * soapbark * spirea * strawberry * sweet briar * tormentil * viburnum * wild brier

    Etymology 2

    From rise.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (rise)
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Statistics

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    hose

    English

    (wikipedia hose)

    Noun

  • (countable) A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.
  • (uncountable) A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.
  • (obsolete) Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.
  • * Bible, Daniel iii. 21
  • These men were bound in their coats, their hosen , and their hats, and their other garments.
  • * Shakespeare
  • His youthful hose , well saved, a world too wide / For his shrunk shank.

    Usage notes

    * (garment covering legs ) Formerly a male garment covering the lower body, with the upper body covered by a doublet. By the 16th century hose had separated into two garments, stocken and breeches. Since the 1920's, hose refers mostly to women's stockings or pantyhose

    Derived terms

    * hose clamp * hose clip

    Verb

    (hos)
  • To water or spray with a hose.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1995 , author=Vivian Russell , title=Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny citation , isbn=9780711209886 , page=83 , passage=Only days before the garden opens, the concrete is hosed down with a high-pressure jet and scrubbed.}}
  • To provide with hose (garment)
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year=1834 , author=Pierce Pungent , title=Men and Manners , date=July to December , volume=X , page=416 , magazine=Fraser's magazine for town and country citation , passage=The mighty mass of many a mingled race,
    Who dwell in towns where he pursued the chase;
    The men degenerate shirted, cloaked, and hosed -
    Nose and eyes only to the day exposed}}
  • To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2003 , author=John R. Bruning , title=Jungle ace , publisher=Brassey's citation , isbn=9781574886948 , page=136 , passage=His guns hosed down the vessel's decks, sweeping them clear of sailors, blowing holes in the bulkheads, and smashing gun positions.}}
  • To trick or deceive.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1995 , author=Keath Fraser , title=Popular anatomy , publisher=The Porcupine's Quill citation , isbn=9780889841499 , page=458 , passage=Bartlett elaborated on what had happened at the warehouse, saying he thought Chandar was supposed to have advised, not hosed him.}}
  • (computing) To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year=2006 , date=Spring 2006 , author=Joel Durham Jr. , title=Pimp Out Win XP with TweakUI , page=63 , magazine=Maximum PC , publisher=Future US, Inc. , issn=1522-4279 citation , passage=There aren't any tricky hexadecimal calculations to snare your brain, nor is there a need to worry about hosing the registry for all eternity.}}

    Derived terms

    * hose down * home and hosed

    Anagrams

    * hoes * shoe English transitive verbs