meaning of Aeolipyle

Aeolipyle meaning in General Dictionary

a device consisting chiefly of a closed vessel (as a world or cylinder) with several projecting bent tubes, through which steam is made to pass from the vessel, causing it to revolve.


Aeolipyle meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) An apparatus consisting mainly of a closed vessel (as a globe or cylinder) with more than one projecting bent pipes, by which steam is built to pass from the vessel, causing it to revolve.