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trompe

[tromp] /trɒmp/
noun
1.
Metallurgy. a device formerly used for inducing a blast of air upon the hearth of a forge by means of a current of falling water.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < French
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trompe

/trɒmp/
noun
1.
an apparatus for supplying the blast of air in a forge, consisting of a thin column down which water falls, drawing in air through side openings
Word Origin
C19: from French, literally: trumpet
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