EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NOZZLE
Widen the nozzle of the pipe, and the jet is in like manner diminished.
Again he took a step towards me, but again the nozzle of my pistol drove him back.
Dane got the nozzle to just outside the door of the room where Naomi lay captive.
He dropped the nozzle from his nerveless hands—and such hands, too!
She whinnied, then her nozzle sought his arm and rubbed along it to his shoulder.
The sausage-meat was forced out through the nozzle into the sausage-cases.
He turned its nozzle back to make a stream instead of a mist.
They hammer this tube into the ground and let some steam pass through the nozzle.
He turned on the water and adjusted the nozzle to a good strong flow.
Widen the nozzle of the pipe, and the force is in like manner diminished.
mid-15c., noselle "socket on a candlestick," diminutive of nose (see nose (n.)). Meaning "small spout" first recorded 1680s.