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blow•pipe



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 blow-iron, blowtube. Glass Blowing. a long metal pipe used to gather and blow the molten glass in making hollowware.
3. blowgun.
4. Med.an instrument used to observe or clean a cavity.

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