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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A nozzle through which an air blast is delivered to a forge or blast furnace.

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  • The tuyere, which is fitted to a wooden conduit of square section that runs along the back of the masonry, is placed in the axis of the cadinhes and enters the masonry...
  • Air is forced through this hole, called a "tuyere" (Figure 48) by means of
  • Limbo yielded "sherds of the Early Iron Working (EIW) tradition, several tonnes of slag, and tuyere fragments."
  • The air necessary for the combustion is sucked through the interior of the nozzle, H, which is in front of the tuyere. for more
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