Definitions for venturi tubevɛnˈtʊər i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven•tu′ri tube`vɛnˈtʊər i(n.)

  1. 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

  2. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Venturi tube(noun)

    a short tube inserted into a pipeline and used to measure the quantity of a liquid that is flowing in the pipeline


  1. venturi tube(Noun)

    A tube with a constriction, utilizing venturi effect e.g. to measure the velocity or volume of a fluid flow.


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