brogue hole

noun
\ ˈbrōg- \

Definition of brogue hole

: a vent in a tin can for the escape of steam and air while in an autoclave

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History and Etymology for brogue hole

brogue (probably alteration of brog entry 1) + hole

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“Brogue hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brogue%20hole. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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