What is another word for blowpipe?

Pronunciation: [blˈə͡ʊpa͡ɪp] (IPA)

Blowpipe is a tool used for blowing air or flame onto a surface or object. It is also known by other names or synonyms such as blowgun, blow tube, blow dart, and spitting tube. A blowgun is a type of blowpipe made of wood or bamboo, often used by hunters for shooting small prey such as birds and rodents. A blow tube is a flexible tube used for blowing air into an object, while a blow dart is a thin metal or wooden tube used to shoot darts. Lastly, a spitting tube is a tubular instrument used for swallowing or gargling medicines. All these synonyms refer to a tool that allows air or liquid to be breathed or forced out through a narrow tube.

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What are the hypernyms for Blowpipe?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Blowpipe

"He took a straw," said Gail, "and used it as a sort of blowpipe.
"Long Ago, Far Away"
William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster
When Monsieur Roger judged that there no longer remained any air in the tube, he begged Monsieur Dalize to hand him the blowpipe.
"In Search of a Son"
William Shepard Walsh
First come the provisions, for if Degas were not hunting for me, and eating my rations, he would be out with bow and blowpipe, or fish-hooks, while the women worked all day in the cassava field.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe

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