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Venturi definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: United States architect (born in 1925) [syn: Venturi, Robert Venturi, Robert Charles Venturi]
2: a tube with a constriction; used to control fluid flow (as in the air inlet of a carburetor)

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: G. B. Venturi died 1822 Italian physicist Date: 1887 a short tube with a tapering construction in the middle that causes an increase in the velocity of flow of a fluid and a corresponding decrease in fluid pressure and that is used especially in measuring fluid flow or for creating a suction (as for driving aircraft instruments or drawing fuel into the flow stream of a carburetor)

Merriam Webster's

biographical name Robert Charles 1925- American architect

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. venturis) a short piece of narrow tube between wider sections for measuring flow-rate or exerting suction. Etymology: G. B. Venturi, It. physicist d. 1822



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