taphole

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noun tap·hole \ˈtap-ˌhōl\

Definition of taphole

  1. :  a hole for a tap; specifically :  a hole at or near the bottom of a furnace or ladle through which molten metal, matte, or slag can be tapped

1594

First Known Use of taphole

1594

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