Definition of Orifices

1. Noun. (plural of orifice) ¹



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Definition of Orifices

1. orifice [n] - See also: orifice

Lexicographical Neighbors of Orifices

orientifolds
orienting
orienting reflex
orienting response
orientite
orientness
orientomycin
orients
orifex
orifexes
orifice
orifice of external acoustic meatus
orifice of inferior vena cava
orifice of internal acoustic meatus
orifice of superior vena cava
orifices (current term)
orificial
orificium
orificium internum uteri
orificium ureteris
oriflamme
oriflammes
origami
origamic
origamic architecture
origamilike
origamis

Literary usage of Orifices

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of hydraulics for the solution of hydraulic problems by Horace Williams King (1918)
"That orifices of 2J,i inches diameter and over, under heads of 17 inches and over, ... That in the case of orifices smaller than 2J^ inches in diameter, ..."

2. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1804)
"Six subjects, distinguished by these lateral orifices, now in my possession, offering a fair opportunity to determine a curious circumstance in comparative ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1849)
"Character of the orifices of Gun-shot Wounds.—The profession generally, guided chiefly by the opinions of military surgeons, lili within a recent period, ..."

4. Treatise on Hydraulics by Mansfield Merriman, Thaddeus Merriman (1916)
"Judd and King * determined in 1006 the following values of the coefficient of discharge for circular vertical orifices : Orifice diameter, inches 0.75 i.oo ..."

5. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1906)
"In these experiments it was desired, first, to ascertain the laws governing the flow of air through circular orifices in thin plates at low heads; and, ..."

6. Experimental Engineering and Manual for Testing by Rolla Clinton Carpenter, Herman Diederichs (1911)
"The general term " orifices " is in this case intended to cover submerged ... Submerged orifices. — These orifices are in nearly all cases circular in cross ..."

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