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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.
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The blowpipe was one of the most important analytical tools for identifying metallic elements by their different physical reactions (fusibility, volume and color change etc.).
Police think the pounds 25 blowpipe was bought two hours before the attacks on Saturday afternoon at a Cash X-change surplus store.
Contract awarded for 76217012-manual blowpipe for cutting(nozzlemixing type)with 3/64" nm type three seating nozzle conforming to is 7653:1975 with following specifications & with guarantee , warranty card.
Sakhi sticks an iron blowpipe into the fiery mixture, gently spinning it like a honey twirler.
And that comfort, for fans who have been fed a diet of "must win" encounters against countries where football plays second or third fiddle to camel racing, blowpipe darts and bear-baiting, is a cause for great celebration.
FACT: An average man living on a Truro council estate has eaten more pasties by the age of 40 than all the members of the Amazon Delta's Ecora Ecora tribe put together, but hasn't killed as many monkeys with a blowpipe.
To produce a mold-blown piece, a glassblower places the mold on the ground and uses a long blowpipe to blow the molten glass into the shape.
Earlier the prince was taught the art of hunting with a blowpipe.
THE Prince of Wales tried to become king of the jungle when he learned the art of hunting with a blowpipe.
According to Pusuh, the language of the Punan in Kutai differs from that in Bulungan, He gave me some examples which, with the exception of the words for blowpipe poison (upas) and eating (kuman), I had not found in other Punan word lists.
Glass blowing begins with dipping a hollow metal blowpipe, 120-150-centimeters long, into molten glass.
The indigenous athletes competed in tribal games that included archery, javelin throw and blowpipe as an expression of their desire to preserve their cultural heritage and to protect biodiversity.