divergent nozzle

divergent nozzle

[də′vər·jənt ′näz·əl]
(design engineering)
A nozzle whose cross section becomes larger in the direction of flow.
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is the divergent nozzle actuator for the Pratt & Whitney F119 turbine engine which is being developed in West Palm Beach, Fla.
ARC recently qualified the first TMC production component for the divergent nozzle actuator piston of the F119 engine.
The titanium matrix composite part is a piston for the divergent nozzle actuator on the F119 turbine engine.