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tu•yère



Pronunciation: (twē-yâr', tOO-, twēr; Fr. ty-yer'), [key]
n.,
pl. tu•yèresPronunciation: (twē-yârz', tOO-, twērz; Fr. ty-yer'). [key]
Metall.
an opening through which the blast of air enters a blast furnace, cupola, forge, or the like, to facilitate combustion. Also,tu•yerPronunciation: (twē-yâr', tOO-, twēr). [key]See diag. under blast furnace.

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