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Meaning of BLOWTUBE

Pronunciation:  'blow`toob

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
  2. [n]  a device that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat

BLOWTUBE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: blow tube, blowgun, blowpipe
 See Also: device, tube, tubing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Blow"tube`\, n.
1. A blowgun. --Tylor.

2. A similar instrument, commonly of tin, used by boys for
   discharging paper wads and other light missiles.

3. (Glassmaking) A long wrought iron tube, on the end of
   which the workman gathers a quantity of ``metal'' (melted
   glass), and through which he blows to expand or shape it;
   -- called also {blowing tube}, and {blowpipe}.