venturi

ven·tu·ri (vĕn-to͝orʹē) n. pl. ven·tu·ris
1. 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.
2. 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.
  [After Giovanni BattistaVenturi (1746-1822), Italian physicist.]

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(1925– )
a US architect who developed the Post-Modernist style. Venturi’s buildings include the Humanities Classroom Building at the State University of New York (1973) and the Sainsbury Wing of the National Gallery (1991) in London. His books include Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture (1966).

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