- an opening through which the blast of air enters a blast furnace, cupola, forge, or the like, to facilitate combustion.
Origin of tuyère
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The changes that take place in the ascending mass, composed of air and its hygrometric moisture, thrown in at the tuyer.
This concludes the changes which the ore, coal and flux, undergo, from the mouth of the furnace to the tuyer.
From the commencement of the boshes down to the tuyer, the reduction of the ore is completed.
- a water-cooled nozzle through which air is blown into a cupola, blast furnace, or forge