Meaning of blowpipe


Pronunciation: (blō'pīp"), [key]
— n.
  1. a tube through which a stream of air or gas is forced into a flame to concentrate and increase its heating action.
  2. Also called a long metal pipe used to gather and blow the molten glass in making hollowware.
  3. blowgun.
  4. an instrument used to observe or clean a cavity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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