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blowpipe

 [blo´pīp]
a tube through which a current of air is forced upon a flame to concentrate and intensify the heat.

blowpipe

/blow·pipe/ (blo´pīp) a tube through which a current of air is forced upon a flame to concentrate and intensify the heat.

blowpipe

[blō′pīp]
Etymology: AS, blāwan + pīpe
a tube through which a current of air or other gas is forced on a flame to concentrate and intensify the heat.

blowpipe,

n a torch that employs gas-oxygen, or oxygen and acetylene, to melt metal in dental casting and soldering procedures.

blowpipe

1. a tube through which a current of air is forced upon a flame to concentrate and intensify the heat.
2. a long tube through which blow darts are launched in wildlife capture.

blowpipe dart