What does nozzle mean?

Definitions for nozzleˈnɒz əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nozzle.

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


  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

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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nozzle

    noz′l, n. a little nose: the snout: the extremity of anything: the open end of a pipe or tube, as of a bellows, &c. [Dim. of nose.]

Editors Contribution

  1. nozzle

    Is a type of device, part or product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes and sizes used to control the amount, direction or type of flow or release of a fluid as it moves from one place to another.

    Spray bottles all have a form of nozzle on them, nozzles are also used in machinery, mechanical systems and so many other things.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nozzle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nozzle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. First Lieutenant Muath al Kasaesbeh:

    I heard and felt its hit. The other Jordanian pilot in the mission contacted me from a participating jet and told me that I was struck and that fire was coming out of the rear nozzle of my engine.

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