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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The origin of the blowpipe, through which one could blow a stream of air into a flame to melt metals, is lost in antiquity but was probably an invention of the Egyptians.
They are examining CCTV footage from the shop, which has sold 30 blowpipes in eight months.
Expert Kubai Uat showed him the 5ft long blowpipe, complete with a stand.
father, man (bapak) udjuk mother, woman (ibu) kole infant male (laki-laki bayi) soto infant female (perempuan bayi) lenum girl (gadis) soke blowpipe (sumpitan) plad dart poison (ipoh) upas poison dart (sumpitan anak panah) soto upas ('poison infant') Punan hut (rumah Punan) plaminan canoe (perahu) alur wild boar (babi hutan) beboy eat (makan) kuman Pusuh could still count in the Kutai Punan language:
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.
At the bigger scale, the traditional major tools used by a glassblower are the blowpipe, punty, bench, marver, blocks, jacks, paddles, tweezers, paper, and a variety of shears.
VVGOOGLING a runner Pea Shooter 4.30 Musselburgh A relic from a more innocent and less digitally orientated age, a pea shooter is a toy version of the blowgun or blowpipe that launches its projectiles by blowing.
These work in tandem with a single, larger 150-liter XHV Air Cannon fitted to a split blowpipe manifold, which is connected to fan jet nozzles on the front sloping side of the bin.
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.
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.