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noz·zle

 (nŏz′əl)
n.
1. A projecting part with an opening, as at the end of a hose, for regulating and directing a flow of fluid.
2. Slang The human nose.

[Middle English noselle, socket on a candlestick, diminutive of nose; see nose.]

nozzle

(ˈnɒzəl)
n
1. a projecting pipe or spout from which fluid is discharged
2. (Mechanical Engineering) Also called: propelling nozzle a pipe or duct, esp in a jet engine or rocket, that directs the effluent and accelerates or diffuses the flow to generate thrust
3. (Furniture) a socket, such as the part of a candlestick that holds the candle
[C17 nosle, nosel, diminutive of nose]

noz•zle

(ˈnɒz əl)

n.
1. a spout, terminal discharging pipe, or the like, as of a hose or bellows.
2. a duct in a rocket engine in which the velocity of fluid is increased.
3. Slang. nose.
[1600–10; see nose]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nozzle - a projecting spout from which a fluid is dischargednozzle - a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
gas burner, gas jet - burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
oilcan - a can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
showerhead - a perforated nozzle that showers water on a bather
spout - an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
sprinkler system - a system for extinguishing fires; water from a network of overhead pipes is released through nozzles that open automatically with the rise in temperature
2.nozzle - informal terms for the nosenozzle - informal terms for the nose    
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

nozzle

noun
Slang. The structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract:
Informal: beak, snoot.
Translations
فُوَّههَ، صُنْبور، فُتْحَة سَكْب
hubicetryska
dysestrålespids
csõvég
stútur, túîa
antgalispurkštukas
sprauslauzgalis
buisoverloopventielpijp
dysza
nadstavec
ağızlıkhortum başımeme

nozzle

[ˈnɒzl] N [of hose, vacuum cleaner etc] → boquilla f; [of spray] → pulverizador m (Mech) → tobera f, inyector m

nozzle

[ˈnɒzəl] n [hose, pipe] → embout m

nozzle

nDüse f; (of syringe)Kanüle f

nozzle

[ˈnɒzl] n (of hose, vacuum cleaner, syringe) → bocchetta, boccaglio; (of fire extinguisher) → lancia

nozzle

(ˈnozl) noun
a narrow end-piece fitted to a pipe, tube etc. The fireman pointed the nozzle of the hose-pipe at the fire.
References in classic literature ?
The latter were tended by women; there was a sort of spout, like the nozzle of a hose, and one of the women would take a long string of "casing" and put the end over the nozzle and then work the whole thing on, as one works on the finger of a tight glove.
The youth, merely working by formula, tightened the safe grip on the scruff of Michael's neck and lifted him clear of the floor, at the same time, with the other hand, directing the stream of water into his mouth and increasing it to full force by the nozzle control.
Dawkins, and giving Master Bates a reproving tap with the nozzle of the bellows.
Newman had caught up, by the rusty nozzle, an old pair of bellows, which were just undergoing a flourish in the air preparatory to a descent upon the head of Mr Squeers, when Frank, with an earnest gesture, stayed his arm, and, taking another step in advance, came so close behind the schoolmaster that, by leaning slightly forward, he could plainly distinguish the writing which he held up to his eye.
She inserted in the fire-chamber a handful of the cotton-waste and set fire to it; then with a preliminary puff or two of the bellows to make sure that the conflagration had not gone out, she aimed the nozzle at the front door of the hive.
He kept his finger along the nozzle of the pipe to ensure the aim, and attended to no other business, knowing only by the noise and that semi-conscious corner of the eye, the exciting incidents that began to tumble themselves about the island garden.
He still held in his hand the nozzle of the hose with which he had been washing down his machine.
Unquestionably there were but few things to put away, if there had been one; but, however few in number, or small in individual amount, still, remnants of loaves and pieces of cheese, and damp towels, and scrags of meat, and articles of wearing apparel, and mutilated crockery, and bellows without nozzles, and toasting-forks without prongs, do present somewhat of an uncomfortable appearance when they are scattered about the floor of a small apartment, which is the common sitting and sleeping room of three idle men.
The motive flow is expanded in the motive nozzle and creates a low pressure zone at the nozzle outlet, which entrains the suction flow from the evaporator.
which have higher k-factor) or have more hydrogrinded nozzle orifices can reduce diesel engines' soot emissions by increasing air entrainment [2, 3, 4].
Global and Chinese Nozzle Market Report, 2016 makes some important proposals for a new project of Nozzle Market before evaluating its feasibility.