Noz·zle n. [Written also nosle.]
1. The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows.
2. Specifically: (a) A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a hose or pipe. (b) A short outlet, or inlet, pipe projecting from the end or side of a hollow vessel, as a steam-engine cylinder or a steam boiler.
n 1: a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged [syn: nose]
2: informal terms for the nose [syn: beak, honker, hooter,
snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnoz]