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ven·tu·ri

 (vĕn-to͝or′ē)
n. pl. ven·tu·ris
1. A short tube with a constricted throat used to determine fluid pressures and velocities by measurement of differential pressures generated at the throat as a fluid traverses the tube.
2. A constricted throat in the air passage of a carburetor, causing a reduction in pressure that results in fuel vapor being drawn out of the carburetor bowl.

[After Giovanni Battista Venturi (1746-1822), Italian physicist.]

Venturi

(vɛnˈtjʊərɪ)
n
(Biography) Robert. born 1925, US architect, a pioneer of the postmodernist style. His writings include Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture (1966)
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Noun1.Venturi - United States architect (born in 1925)
2.Venturi - a tube with a constrictionventuri - a tube with a constriction; used to control fluid flow (as in the air inlet of a carburetor)
carburetor, carburettor - mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosion
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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La discussione del volume degli Atti del convegno, svoltosi tra Napoli e Vico Equense nell'ottobre 2015 e dedicato a Giovan Battista della Porta, e volta in primo luogo ad illustrare tutti gli aspetti della fervida attivita dell'autore vicano, ma anche a ricostruire, sebbene sinteticamente, il contesto storico, sociopolitico e culturale in cui questa si espresse, mediante una costante attenzione tanto alle fonti quanto alla tradizione ecdotica dei testi dellaportiani.
The author examines the meaning of technical indications of 16th century treatises on artistic practice in Italy, focusing on Leonardo da Vinci's works, Giovan Battista Armenini's De' veri precetti della pittura, Giorgio Vasari's Introduzzione alle Arti, and the works of Raffaello Borghini and Giovan Paolo Lomazzo.
La figura di Giovan Battista Della Porta e oggi al centro di un rinnovato interesse.
L'importanza dello studio di Hernandez Lobato non si esaurisce in queste pagine ma, al contrario, riguarda un momento di estrema rilevanza nella storia dellesegesi antica del testo sidoniano; lo studioso analizza infatti capillarmente ledizione commentata di Giovan Battista Pio dedicandogli tutta la seconda parte del volume a carattere piu descrittivo e della quale diamo di seguito un ingeneroso resoconto limitandoci a segnalare i momenti salienti.
6)--it is worth noting that Giovan Battista Della Porta's Ars reminiscendi (1602) reflected its author's belief that 'memory is nothing less than an intact picture contained in the animated painting that we call the brain'.
We thank Giovan Battista Pichierri,Saverio Pellegrino, and Giuseppe Paolillo for access to the 5 skeletons and Angela Aceti, Nicola Nigro, and Igor Bolsi for their technical support.
The former Gloucester fly-half floated a smart long pass out to Giovan Battista who had the physical presence, as well as presence of mind, to slide low for the touchdown in the corner.
Steinlauf, "Jozio Grojeseszyk: A Jewish City Slicker on the Warsaw Popular Stage" (65-80); Anna Kuligowska-Korzeniewska, "The Polish Shulamis: Jewish Drama on the Polish Stage in the Late 19th-Early 20th Centuries" (81-100); Section 3, "Negotiating Identities in English, Italian and German" includes: Paola Bertolone, "Jewish Languages and Jewish Characters in Giovan Battista Andreini's Lo Schiavetto" (101-12); Shaul Bassi, "'The Christian will turn Hebrew': Convincing Shylock on Stage" (113-32); Edna Nahshon, "Philosemitism on the London Stage: Sydney Grundy's An Old Jew" (133-52); Hans-Peter Bayerdorfer, "Jewish Self-Preservation and the 'Jewish Question' on the German Stage from 1900 to 1930" (153-74); Brigitte Dalinger, "Popular Jewish Drama in Vienna in the 1920s" (175-98).
At the same time the Congregation diverged not only from the practices of exorcists, but also from the will of the duke-turned-friar Giovan Battista d'Este who, having meddled in the investigation from its early stages, was a keen supporter of exorcisms.
In the third chapter the author focuses on the works of Giovan Battista Marino (1565-1625), hailed as the most influential poet of the century in all of Europe.
Outside-half David Langdon landed three conversions and a penalty, with Giovan battista Venditti scoring Italy's consolation try.