Fr.: 1) bec; 2) tuyère
1) Tha end part of a → pipe, → hose,
or → tube through which a → stream
of → fluid is directed.
M.E. noselle, diminutive of → nose.
Kalap "the beak of a bird" (Biruni, at-Tafhim), may be from *galap-, ultimately from Proto-Ir. *ui-lap-; cf. Mid.Pers. lap "lip," Mod.Pers. lab cognate with L. labium, E. lip.
Fr.: col de tuyère
The portion of a nozzle with the smallest → cross section.