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Meaning of TUYERE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu`y[`e]re"\, n. [F.; akin to tuyau a pipe; of Teutonic
origin. Cf. {Tweer}, {Tewel}.]
A nozzle, mouthpiece, or fixture through which the blast is
delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire
of a forge. [Corruptly written also {tweer}, and {twier}.]

{Tuy[`e]re arch}, the embrasure, in the wall of a blast
   furnace through which the tuy[`e]re enters.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a ceramic blowtube used in the process of smelting.
 

 

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