from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A strong current of steam issuing at high pressure from an orifice.
  • noun A current of steam issuing from an orifice in such a way as to induce or cause a current of air to flow with it, as in the exhaust-nozles of a locomotive by which air and gases are caused to flow through the tubes and out through the stack.


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