Origin of orifice
OTHER WORDS FROM orificeor·i·fi·cial [awr-uh-fish-uhl, or-], /ˌɔr əˈfɪʃ əl, ˌɒr-/, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH orificeoffice, orifice
How to use orifice in a sentence
She becomes obsessed with bodily fluids, often inserting her fingers into various orifices before licking them clean.‘Wetlands,’ About A Bodily Fluid-Obsessed German Teen, Is the Year's Raunchiest Film|Marlow Stern|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their external orifices are like two slits, which do not lie parallel, but form an acute angle with each other.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Yet, there are difficulties in supposing such to have been the origin of these small angular orifices.
The air penetrates into the trache by a number of orifices placed at the sides of the body, which are termed spiracles.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
Then through those tiny orifices I shall extract whatever air is in them—to the most infinitesimal remnant of it.The Herapath Property|J. S. Fletcher
In the case of large orifices such as weirs, the velocity can be directly determined by using a Pitot tube ( 144).