an opening through which the blast of air enters a blast furnace, cupola, forge, or the like, to facilitate combustion.
- Also tu·yer [twee-yair, too-, tweer]. /twiˈyɛər, tu-, twɪər/.
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How to use tuyère in a sentence
The harder the air is driven into the fire above the tuyere the more oxygen is furnished and the hotter the fire becomes.Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting | Harold P. Manly
Directly below the tuyere is an opening through which the ashes that drop from the fire may be cleaned out.Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting | Harold P. Manly
Danger of explosion: Coal gases leak into the tuyere when the blast is shut off.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals | Charles Conrad Sleffel
But the principle of the tuyere, where the blast enters the forge, is the same as we blacksmiths have always used.The Library of Work and Play: Working in Metals | Charles Conrad Sleffel
The steam enters through the tubulure, A, and finds its way around the periphery of a tuyere, D.
British Dictionary definitions for tuyère
a water-cooled nozzle through which air is blown into a cupola, blast furnace, or forge
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