nosle
Nozzle Noz"zle, n. [A dim. of nose. [root]261.] [Written also {nosle}.] 1. The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically: (a) A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a hose or pipe. (b) A short outlet, or inlet, pipe projecting from the end or side of a hollow vessel, as a steam-engine cylinder or a steam boiler. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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