taphole
noun Date: 1594 a hole for a tap; specifically a hole at or near the bottom of a furnace or ladle through which molten metal, matte, or slag can be tapped

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  • taphole — /tap hohl /, n. Metall. a hole in a blast furnace, steelmaking furnace, etc., through which molten metal or slag is tapped off. [1585 95; TAP2 + HOLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • taphole — Смотри Летка …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • taphole — tap•hole [[t]ˈtæpˌhoʊl[/t]] n. mel a hole in a blast furnace, steelmaking furnace, etc., through which molten metal or slag is tapped off • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • taphole — /ˈtæphoʊl/ (say taphohl) noun a hole in a blast furnace or the like through which molten metal or slag is drawn off. {tap2 + hole} …   Australian English dictionary

  • taphole — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a hole for a tap; specifically : a hole at or near the bottom of a furnace or ladle through which molten metal, matte, or slag can be tapped * * * /tap hohl /, n. Metall. a hole in a blast furnace, steelmaking furnace, etc.,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • taphole mix — Смотри легочная масса …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • taphole drilling machine (drill) — Смотри машина для заделки летки …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • taphole plugging machine — Смотри машина для вскрытия летки …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • taphole drilling — Смотри разделка летки …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • iron taphole — Смотри чугунная летка …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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