Definitions for venturi tubevɛnˈtʊər i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ven•tu′ri tube`vɛnˈtʊər i(n.)
a device for measuring fluid flow, consisting of a tube constricted in such a way that a pressure differential is created between the center and the ends.
Category: Hydraulogy, Physics
an alteration in the shape of the throat of a carburetor for controlling the flow of fuel.
Origin of venturi tube:
after G. B. Venturi (1746–1822), Italian physicist
a short tube inserted into a pipeline and used to measure the quantity of a liquid that is flowing in the pipeline
A tube with a constriction, utilizing venturi effect e.g. to measure the velocity or volume of a fluid flow.
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