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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Nozzle \Noz"zle\, n. [A dim. of nose. [root]261.] [Written also
1. The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of
anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows.
(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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged [syn:
2: informal terms for the nose [syn: beak, honker, hooter,
nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "nozzle":
aerosol, antlia, aspergil, aspergillum, atomizer, beak, beezer,
bib nozzle, bill, bugle, clyster, concentrate sprayer, conk,
douche, enema, fountain syringe, mist concentrate sprayer, muffle,
muzzle, nares, neb, needle bath, nib, nose, nostrils,
olfactory organ, pecker, pressure nozzle, proboscis, rhinarium,
rose, rosehead, rostrum, schnozzle, shower, shower bath,
shower head, smeller, snoot, snout, sparge, sparger, spray,
spray can, spray nozzle, sprayer, sprinkler, sprinkler head,
sprinkling system, syringe, trunk, watercart, watering can,
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