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Meaning of NOZZLE

Pronunciation:  'nâzul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
  2. [n]  (US) informal terms for the nose

NOZZLE is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: beak, honker, hooter, nose, schnozzle, snoot, snout
 See Also: gas burner, gas jet, nose, oilcan, olfactory organ, showerhead, spout, sprinkler system



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Noz"zle\, n. [A dim. of nose. [root]261] [Written also
1. The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of
   anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows.

2. Specifically:
   (a) A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a
       hose or pipe.
   (b) 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.

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