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trompe

 (trŏmp)
n.
An apparatus in which water falling through a perforated pipe entrains air into and down the pipe to produce an air blast for a furnace or forge.

[French, from Old French, trumpet; see trump2.]

trompe

(trɒmp)
n
(Metallurgy) an apparatus for supplying the blast of air in a forge, consisting of a thin column down which water falls, drawing in air through side openings
[C19: from French, literally: trumpet]
References in classic literature ?
"Mon mari se trompe," she added, speaking in French.
"You see," he said, "there's my old client, Van Trompe, has come over from Kentucky, and set all his slaves free; and he has bought a place seven miles up the creek, here, back in the woods, where nobody goes, unless they go on purpose; and it's a place that isn't found in a hurry.
Honest old John Van Trompe was once quite a considerable land-owner and slave-owner in the State of Kentucky.
"Mon cher monsieur, notre general se trompe. What he means to say is that he warns you--he begs of you most eamestly--not to ruin him.
The effect is called trompe l'oeil, from the French, meaning deception of the eye.
A la deuxieme periode les soudanais ont reussi a reduire la marque par Athar Eltahir qui trompe le gardien d'une superbe frappe (59e).
Contract notice: Grand hotel queen place stanislas nancy - restoration - replacement of exterior menuiseries and creation of trompe l~oeil
A Optical Illusionary Painting B Trompe l'oeil C Surrealism D Dadaism 5.
The original blue, gold and rust paint scheme was applied in trompe l'oeil style.
The range is a shoppable scrapbook of Kim's professional milestones: the feathered mohawk she created for a David LaChapelle photo shoot, the leather newsboy cap sported by Janet Jackson and Britney Spears, the trompe I'oeil ashtray fascinator she wore to accept the CFDA award for Best Accessories Designer.
I used the technique of Trompe l'oeil as my inspiration in my painting of the departure of a Syrian refugee
The museum's concept originated from "trompe l'oeil," which is French for "trick of the eye," an idea that emerged in ancient Greek and Roman times.