Examples from the Web for nozzle
Brendan manned the nozzle and began directing water onto what otherwise would have been the next house to burn.
The user inserted the nozzle in the liquid, drew it into the pump, and then ejected it on the flames.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
A nozzle came out of the nose of the Nancy Bell and peeped over the rim of the freshly-drilled hole.Anchorite|Randall Garrett
A nozzle that will regulate the flow of water from a fine spray to a strong stream will be found convenient.A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely
British Dictionary definitions for nozzle
Word Origin for nozzle
Word Origin and History for nozzle
mid-15c., noselle "socket on a candlestick," diminutive of nose (see nose (n.)). Meaning "small spout" first recorded 1680s.