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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.
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At the same time, Turbopop comprises of combustor, intake, compressor, propelling nozzle and turbine.
It consists of a gas turbine with a propelling nozzle. The gas turbine has an air inlet, a compressor, a combustion chamber, and a turbine (that drives the compressor).
Each of the 10 cold gas thrusters will eject compressed air through propelling nozzles to generate a cold jet thrust.