Tun-dish \Tun"-dish`\, n. A tunnel. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • tundish — [ tʌndɪʃ] noun Brit. a broad open container or large funnel with one or more holes at the bottom, used especially in plumbing or metal founding. Origin from tun + dish …   English new terms dictionary

  • tundish — /ˈtʌndɪʃ/ (say tundish) noun a conical or cylindrical open topped receptacle with a tube at its base, forming a funnel through which fluids are led into a larger receptacle. {tun + dish} …   Australian English dictionary

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