blowpipe

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noun blow·pipe \ˈblō-ˌpīp\

Definition of blowpipe

  1. 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. 2 :  blowgun

  3. 3 :  a tubular instrument used for revealing or cleaning a bodily cavity by forcing air into it

  4. 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

1670

First Known Use of blowpipe

1670


Medical Dictionary

blowpipe

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noun blow·pipe \ˈblō-ˌpīp\

Medical Definition of blowpipe

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



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