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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A construction or configuration for the front end of a high-speed vehicle, such as a railway-car or motor-vehicle, by which the resistance to motion by displacement of the air is lessened.
  • n. In organ-building, the upper lip of the mouth of a flue-pipe, against which the, stream of air impinges when the pipe is sounded.

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