Tromp

Tromp

(?), n. [F. trombe, trompe, a waterspout, a water-blowing machine. Cf. Trump a trumpet.] A blowing apparatus, in which air, drawn into the upper part of a vertical tube through side holes by a stream of water within, is carried down with the water into a box or chamber below which it is led to a furnace.
[Written also trompe, and trombe.]

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{

Tromp

,

Trompe

}, n. [See Trump a trumpet.] A trumpet; a trump. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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