Spue vs Sprue - What's the difference?

spue | sprue |


As a verb spue

is .

As a noun sprue is

sprue (all senses).

spue

English

Verb

(spu)
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    sprue

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) spruw, sprouw .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) A tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis.
  • Derived terms
    * celiac sprue

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (founding) The hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.
  • (founding) Material that cools in the feed channels to a mold.
  • See also
    * flash

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