Definitions for nozzleˈnɒz əl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nozzle, nose(noun)

    a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

  2. beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz(noun)

    informal terms for the nose

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nozzle(Noun)

    A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a hose or pipe.

  2. nozzle(Noun)

    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.

  3. Origin: From earlier nosle, equivalent to .

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nozzle(noun)

    the nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows

  2. Nozzle(noun)

    a short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a hose or pipe

  3. Nozzle(noun)

    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

  4. Origin: [A dim. of nose. 261.]

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  1. Nozzle

    A nozzle is a device designed to control the direction or characteristics of a fluid flow as it exits an enclosed chamber or pipe. A nozzle is often a pipe or tube of varying cross sectional area, and it can be used to direct or modify the flow of a fluid. Nozzles are frequently used to control the rate of flow, speed, direction, mass, shape, and/or the pressure of the stream that emerges from them.


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