Noun Adjutage Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adjutage

Pronunciation:

/ˈadʒʊtɪdʒ//əˈdʒuːtɪdʒ/

Definition:
1.

noun

Originally: the outlet tube or mouthpiece of a fountain. Later also: a nozzle or mouthpiece attached to a pipe or aperture so as to facilitate the flow of liquid out of it or to determine the character of the flow.
    ((n.) Same as Ajutage.)


    Origin:
    Late 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From French ajutage nozzle or mouthpiece attached to a pipe or aperture so as to facilitate the flow of liquid out of it or to determine the character of the flow from ajuster + -age. In some forms probably influenced by association with formations in classical Latin ad- ad-.

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