blowpipe

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blow·pipe

noun \ˈblō-ˌpīp\

Definition of BLOWPIPE

1
:  a small tubular instrument for directing a jet of air or other gas into a flame so as to concentrate and increase the heat
2
:  blowgun
3
:  a tubular instrument used for revealing or cleaning a bodily cavity by forcing air into it
4
:  a long metal tube on the end of which a glassmaker gathers a quantity of molten glass and through which he blows to expand and shape it

First Known Use of BLOWPIPE

1685

blow·pipe

noun \ˈblō-ˌpīp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLOWPIPE

: a tubular instrument used in anatomy and zoology for revealing or cleaning a bodily cavity by forcing air into it

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