Definition of nozzle in English:

nozzle

noun

  • A cylindrical or round spout at the end of a pipe, hose, or tube, used to control a jet of gas or liquid.

    • ‘Complete filling the tank with water, then flush the cleaning solution through the boom, hoses, and nozzles.’
    • ‘I can feel the eyes on my back as I grab the hose and insert the nozzle into my car.’
    • ‘Water with a sprinkler set to a fine spray or a garden hose with a mist nozzle.’
    • ‘Design for winter operation must include self-draining pipes and winter nozzles if sprinkler irrigation is used.’
    • ‘Major oil companies have recently agreed to standardise the colour of their nozzles and hoses for unleaded and diesel pumps to reduce customer confusion.’
    • ‘The rain continued to sprinkle lightly on them as though from the nozzle of a shower hose.’
    • ‘The opening and closing of the fuel injector nozzles is controlled by a solenoid valve.’
    • ‘The soft batter is piped through a star nozzle into hot oil.’
    • ‘A variation of this uses a stream of gas or liquid in the rocket nozzle to divert the exhaust flow.’
    • ‘Movement was controlled by downward-pointing nozzles which could be directed by the pilot.’
    • ‘Other ideas range from advanced cabin cameras to hidden nozzles that could pump sleeping gas into the fuselage.’
    • ‘Its accessories include the necessary hoses, wands, nozzles, hydrant adapters and an injector.’
    • ‘The chocolate dipped shortbread should have been piped with a fluted nozzle.’
    • ‘The solution is delivered to the nozzles via a separate hose line which runs along the boom span using it as a support mechanism to mount each nozzle.’
    • ‘Set your hose nozzle to a fine mist so the water can soak in without causing erosion or disturbing the seeds.’
    • ‘Hoses would need trigger nozzles, and washing the car on the pavement would be banned, along with using a hose to wash down paths and driveways.’
    • ‘When the liquid flows through the nozzle, the propellant rapidly expands into gas.’
    • ‘An inert gas then propels the liquid through an ultrasonic nozzle that atomizes it.’
    • ‘Most current agricultural sprayers use hydraulic nozzles to meter and atomize the liquid into drops.’
    • ‘To increase performance, some low pressure spray nozzles are mounted on drop tubes below the pivot pipeline.’
    nozzle, head, spray, rose, atomizer, sprinkler, sprinkler head, spout, nose
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Origin

Early 17th century: from nose + -le.

Pronunciation:

nozzle

/ˈnäzəl/