What does the word nozzle mean?

Usage examples for nozzle

  1. Crailey made three attempts to draw himself up; but the strain was too much for his grip, and on the third attempt his fingers melted from the rung, and he swung down fearfully, hanging by his knee, but still clinging to the nozzle. – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington
  2. If perforations in nozzle are too near bottom of pipe, water piles against nozzle, flows into calorimeter and gives false reading. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  3. Was that a nozzle overhead? – Voyage To Eternity by Milton Lesser