Definitions for nozzleˈnɒz əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

noz•zleˈnɒz əl(n.)

  1. a spout, terminal discharging pipe, or the like, as of a hose or bellows.

  2. a duct in a rocket engine in which the velocity of fluid is increased.

  3. Slang.

    Category: Status (usage)

    Ref: nose .

Origin of nozzle:

1600–10; see nose

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Freebase

  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.


Translations for nozzle

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

nozzle(noun)

a narrow end-piece fitted to a pipe, tube etc

The fireman pointed the nozzle of the hose-pipe at the fire.

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