Meaning of NOZZLE in English

NOZZLE

[noz.zle] n [dim. of nose] (1683) 1 a: a projecting vent of something b: a short tube with a taper or constriction used (as on a hose) to speed up or direct a flow of fluid c: a part in a rocket engine that accelerates the exhaust gases from the combustion chamber to a high velocity

2. slang: nose

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