nozzle

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English[edit]

A nozzle expelling water (1).

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier nosle, equivalent to nose +‎ -le (diminutive/agent suffix).

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Noun[edit]

nozzle (plural nozzles)

  1. A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a hose or pipe.
  2. 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.

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