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nozzle

Syllabification: noz·zle
Pronunciation: /ˈnäzəl
 
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Definition of nozzle in English:

noun

A cylindrical or round spout at the end of a pipe, hose, or tube, used to control a jet of gas or liquid.
Example sentences
  • Design for winter operation must include self-draining pipes and winter nozzles if sprinkler irrigation is used.
  • Its accessories include the necessary hoses, wands, nozzles, hydrant adapters and an injector.
  • Major oil companies have recently agreed to standardise the colour of their nozzles and hoses for unleaded and diesel pumps to reduce customer confusion.

Origin

early 17th century: from nose + -le2.

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