Definition of nozzle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnɒzl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːzl//
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a narrow piece that is attached to the end of a pipe or tube to direct the stream of liquid, air or gas passing through Word Originearly 17th cent.: from nose + -le.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nozzle