Meaning of NOZZLE in English

NOZZLE

noun Etymology: diminutive of nose Date: 1683 1. a projecting vent of something, a short tube with a taper or constriction used (as on a hose) to speed up or direct a flow of fluid, a part in a rocket engine that accelerates the exhaust gases from the combustion chamber to a high velocity, nose

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