the pipe or nozzle through which air is forced into a blast furnace, forge, etc.
Origin of tuyèreFr, nozzle from Old French tuyau, a pipe from Frankish an unverified form thuta; akin to East Frisian tute, a pipe, tube
The pipe, nozzle, or other opening through which air is forced into a blast furnace or forge to facilitate combustion.
Origin of tuyereFrench from Old French from tuyau pipe probably of Germanic origin
NounSee also: tuyere
- Alternative form of tuyere.