from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Prop erly, a short tube, or nozle, inserted into the wall of a vessel or into the end of a pipe, so shaped as to offer the least frictional resistance to the outflow of a liquid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A tube through which water is discharged; an efflux tube.
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- noun A
tubethrough which is wateris discharged; an effluxtube.
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A very strong tube is fixed to the cock, Ro ', and to the ajutage, A'.
This is a neccflary cOnfequencc of the equal preflure of fluids in all dire and that for an ajutage of half an inch dia - meter, the height of the refervoir being fixtccn feet, the diameter of the pipe ought to be about two inches and one-third.
This conduit, which is about 7 meters in height, receives the water from the flume through the intermedium of an ajutage of pyramidal form, which serves to choke the vein of liquid, and the extremity of which is at a few centimeters from the conduit in order to facilitate the entrance of the air; the latter being attracted by an ill defined action that is supposed to be due to its being carried along by the water, and to a depression produced by choking the flow of the liquid.