Venturi meaning

vĕn-to͝orē
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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.
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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.
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Short of venturi tube.
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The throat of a carburetor.
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(rare, pathology) A constriction in the flow of air to lungs.
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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.

    From Wiktionary