Definition of Tuyere

1. Noun. A nozzle or similar fixture through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge ¹



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Definition of Tuyere

1. a pipe through which air is forced into a blast furnace [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuyere

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tux
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tuxedoed
tuxedoes
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tuyas
tuyer
tuyere (current term)
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Literary usage of Tuyere

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1. The Manufacture of Iron, in All Its Various Branches: Including a by Frederick Overman (1854)
"Clay and argillaceous ores are very apt to chill at the tuyere, and form around it a body of cold cinder, which often increases rapidly, and disturbs the ..."

2. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"The tuyere itself, of copper, presents an internal diameter of from four to ... Like the cooler, the tuyere is water cooled and is tapped at two places in ..."

3. The Cupola Furnace: A Practical Treatise on the Construction and Management by Edward Kirk (1903)
"The horizontal slot of each tuyere, I inch wide, extended one-third way round ... The tuyere did excellent melting, and the cupola could be run for a long ..."

4. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"The tuyere itself, of copper, presents an internal diameter of from four to ... Like the cooler, the tuyere is water cooled and is tapped at two places in ..."

5. Steel and Iron (1902)
"It is not a difficult matter to draw water through a tuyere, ... This I have tested by drilling a % inch hole into a tuyere before introducing it into the ..."

6. The Manufacture of Iron, in All Its Various Branches: Including a by Frederick Overman (1854)
"Clay and argillaceous ores are very apt to chill at the tuyere, and form around it a body of cold cinder, which often increases rapidly, and disturbs the ..."

7. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"If in doubt about a tuyere leaking, the water may be slackened for a moment so that it has less pressure than the blast. If upon turning it on again it ..."

8. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1869)
"145, in which a, c, b represent the tuyere made either of iron or of copper. ... 146 and 147. b is the tuyere and a the blow-pipe, movable by means of the ..."

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