exhaust nozzle

That part of an exhaust cone that opens into the tailpipe; also referred to as the nozzle-shaped end of the tailpipe. The nozzle acts as an orifice whose size determines the density and velocity of outgoing air. In some cases, the nozzle geometry can be varied.

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  • Exhaust nozzle — Exhaust Ex*haust , a. [L. exhaustus, p. p.] 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exhaust nozzle — noun : the terminal portion of the tail pipe of a jet engine …   Useful english dictionary

  • primary exhaust nozzle — On a turbofan, the last exhaust nozzle. On an afterburner, the inner exhaust nozzle. See exhaust nozzle …   Aviation dictionary

  • fixed-area nozzle/fixed-area exhaust nozzle — On a jet engine, an exhaust nozzle exit opening that remains constant in the area. See exhaust nozzle …   Aviation dictionary

  • secondary nozzle/exhaust nozzle — An annular nozzle surrounding the primary nozzle of a jet engine. A cooling airflow passes through the secondary nozzle. Separate secondary for fan flow and core engine flow …   Aviation dictionary

  • Exhaust — Ex*haust , a. [L. exhaustus, p. p.] 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exhaust draught — Exhaust Ex*haust , a. [L. exhaustus, p. p.] 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exhaust fan — Exhaust Ex*haust , a. [L. exhaustus, p. p.] 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exhaust orifice — Exhaust Ex*haust , a. [L. exhaustus, p. p.] 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exhaust pipe — Exhaust Ex*haust , a. [L. exhaustus, p. p.] 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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