blowpipe


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Synonyms for blowpipe

a tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat

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a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing

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Expert Kubai Uat showed him the 5ft long blowpipe, complete with a stand.
Some of it sticks to the end of the pear-like blowpipe, and the worker begins to blow gently into the blowpipe, forming a bubble into its desired shape.
The tip of the blowpipe is first preheated, then dipped in the molten glass in the furnace.
The giant Malaysian orangutan weighed in at 130 lbs (60kg) and it took tranquilliser darts fired by a zookeeper through a blowpipe, to subdue him before he could cause any further damage.
sightings caused London The giant Malaysian orangutan weighed in at 130 lbs (60kg) and it took tranquilliser darts, fired by a zookeeper through a blowpipe, to subdue him before he could cause any further damage.
However, because the Sri Lankans used only a flame and a blowpipe, they could never create enough heat to significantly alter the stones.
Before they were done, some 1,000 of the enemy troops were executed by poisoned blowpipe darts, with many of their heads smoked, dried and hung on poles.
Prisoners have turned everyday items into weapons, including toothbrushes turned into knives, a blowpipe with deadly darts and a toilet brush sharpened to make a spear.
They smear the blowpipe needle with a poisonous mixture that paralyses or kills the lured animals.
He was about to use his blowpipe when he heard some rustling in the bushes and saw the tiger charge at him.
Whether it is from the most basic blowpipe, to ultra modern laser technology, the perceived threat of being attacked is always there.
The Saffire blowpipe features the renowned Saffire "tip mix" principle for operational simplicity whilst the shank and processing mixture ensures full operational safety welding.
Although sharing is at the heart of village life, some items are considered personal property, such as a blowpipe for men, or a hair comb for women.
The punt mark is the scar on the glass where the blowpipe is broken off after the glass has been blown into shape.