Definition of Nozzle

1. Noun. A projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged.

Exact synonyms: Nose
Group relationships: Gas Burner, Gas Jet, Oilcan, Sprinkler System
Specialized synonyms: Showerhead
Generic synonyms: Spout

2. Noun. Informal terms for the nose.
Exact synonyms: Beak, Honker, Hooter, Schnoz, Schnozzle, Snoot, Snout
Generic synonyms: Nose, Olfactory Organ
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa

Definition of Nozzle

1. n. The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows.

Definition of Nozzle

1. Noun. A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a hose or pipe. ¹

2. Noun. A short outlet or inlet pipe projecting from the end or side of a hollow vessel, as a steam-engine cylinder or a steam boiler. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nozzle

1. a projecting spout [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nozzle

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noyeses
noyful
noying
noyl
noyls
noyous
noys
noyse
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noysome
nozle
nozles
nozzer
nozzers
nozzle (current term)
nozzled
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npo
npov
nrn
nsP2 proteinase
nsutite
ntamani
ntamanis
nth
nu
nu bodies

Literary usage of Nozzle

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1. Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Company (1913)
"If perforations in nozzle are too near bottom of pipe, water piles against nozzle, flows into calorimeter and gives false reading. Case 2 — If nozzle ..."

2. A Treatise on Hydraulics by Mansfield Merriman (1889)
"As a numerical example, the effect of attaching a nozzle to the pipe whose discharge ... Now let the nozzle be one inch in diameter at the small end, or d, ..."

3. Transactions by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association, Institution of Public Health Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
"cessful working of the other: first, the central spray nozzle with impinging ... This consists of a circular nozzle, having some forty to sixty radial ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1895)
"1 After allowing steam to rush ilmm<;h the nozzle for ... Bore of the nozzle.—In the experiments thus far, no particular mention has been made of the bore ..."

5. Archaic Corinthian Pottery and the Anaploga Well by Darrell Arlynn Amyx, Patricia Lawrence (1975)
"28, is perhaps similar, but on An 323 the nozzle is deeper, broader, and longer; the reservoir is shallower; the hole to the nozzle impinges more on the rim ..."

6. The Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by James Alfred Ewing (1910)
"By continuing the expansion in a divergent nozzle after the throat is passed, the amount of the discharge is not increased, but the steam is caused to ..."

7. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"The atomized oil from the nozzle is gasified by the heat radiated from the burning oil, and in a properly adjusted nozzle the air and oil mixt, ..."

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