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Blowgun vs. Blowpipe

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Blowgun

A blowgun (also called a blowpipe or blow tube) is a simple ranged weapon consisting of a long narrow tube for shooting light projectiles such as darts. It operates by having the projectile placed inside the pipe and using the force created by forced exhalation ("blow") to pneumatically propel the projectile.
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Blowpipe

A metal tube in which a flow of gas is mixed with a controlled flow of air to concentrate the heat of a flame, used especially in the identification of minerals.
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Blowgun

A long narrow tube through which darts or pellets may be blown. Also called blowpipe.
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Blowpipe

See blowgun.
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Blowgun

A hollow tube through which a dart or similar missile may be blown.
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Blowpipe

A long, narrow iron pipe used to gather, work, and blow molten glass.
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Blowgun

A tube, as of cane or reed, sometimes twelve feet long, through which an arrow (sometimes poisoned) or other projectile may be impelled by the force of the breath. It is a weapon much used by certain Indians of America and the West Indies; - called also blowpipe, and blowtube. See Sumpitan.
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Blowpipe

(chemistry) A narrow tube through which a jet of air is directed onto a flame; used in the analysis of minerals etc and in jewelry manufacture.
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Blowgun

A tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
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Blowpipe

A weapon through which darts may be shot by blowing; a blowgun.
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Blowpipe

(glassblowing) A long narrow pipe, rotated in the hands, upon which glassware is blown.
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Blowpipe

A tube for directing a jet of air into a fire or into the flame of a lamp or candle, so as to concentrate the heat on some object.
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Blowpipe

A blowgun; a blowtube.
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Blowpipe

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

A tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
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