tymp

noun
\ ˈtimp \
plural -s

Definition of tymp

: the stone or the water-cooled iron casting protecting the top of the opening through which molten slag and iron continually pass into the forehearth in an old type open-front iron blast furnace

History and Etymology for tymp

short for tympan

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“Tymp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tymp. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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