A constricted throat in the air passage of a carburetor, causing a reduction in pressure that results in fuel vapor being drawn out of the carburetor bowl.
A short tube with a constricted throat used to determine fluid pressures and velocities by measurement of differential pressures generated at the throat as a fluid traverses the tube.
Short of venturi tube.
Origin of venturi
- After Giovanni Battista Venturi (1746–1822), Italian physicist
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- After Giovanni Battista Venturi, Italian physicist.