- an apparatus formerly used for producing a blast, as in a blast furnace, by means
of water falling through a tube and sucking in air which is diverted to the furnace
Word usage trends for “trompe”
Example Sentences Including 'trompe'
I'm restoring the trompe l'oeil, making it look like rosewood with a mahogany inlay.
THE SEASON OF LILLIAN DAWES (2002)