Definition of Twier

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of tuyere) ¹



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Definition of Twier

1. tuyere [n -S] - See also: tuyere

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twier

twicer
twicers
twichild
twiddle
twiddle one's thumbs
twiddled
twiddler
twiddler's syndrome
twiddlers
twiddles
twiddlier
twiddliest
twiddling
twiddly
twidle
twier (current term)
twiers
twifaced
twifallow
twiffler
twifold
twiforked
twiform
twiformed
twig
twig blight
twig snake
twig snakes
twigged
twiggen

Literary usage of Twier

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1. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1877)
"Three of these opening are called the twier-arches, and the other is the ... The view in figure 1, gives a front view of a twier arch ; and in figure 2, ..."

2. Manual of Mineralogy by James Dwight Dana (1855)
"Three of these opening are called the twier-arches, and the other is the ... The view in figure 1, gives a front view of a twier arch ; and in figure 2, ..."

3. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rock, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"1,2,) which extends in to the stonework that encloses the hearth. Three of these opening are called the twier-arches, and the other is the front or working ..."

4. Statistics of Coal: Including Mineral Bituminous Substances Employed in Arts by Richard Cowling Taylor, Samuel Stehman Haldeman (1855)
"To prevent the twier from being destroyed by contact with the fire of the hearth, ... The twier receives the nozzle, and this the belly-pipe, ..."

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