from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short tube with a constricted throat used to determine fluid pressures and velocities by measurement of differential pressures generated at the throat as a fluid traverses the tube.
- n. A constricted throat in the air passage of a carburetor, causing a reduction in pressure that results in fuel vapor being drawn out of the carburetor bowl.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Short of venturi tube.
- n. The throat of a carburetor.
- n. A constriction in the flow of air to lungs.
After Giovanni Battista Venturi (1746-1822), Italian physicist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
After Giovanni Battista Venturi, Italian physicist. (Wiktionary)