Definitions for: Nozzle

[n] a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
[n] (US) informal terms for the nose

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

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.

Synonyms: beak, honker, hooter, nose, schnozzle, snoot, snout

See Also: gas burner, gas jet, nose, oilcan, olfactory organ, showerhead, spout, sprinkler system

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