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A device consisting of a spout, handle and operating lever, attached to the end of a hose and used for controlling the flow of a liquid motor fuel.

A nozzle may or may not be equipped with a hold open latch. There are many types of nozzles, each designed for a specific purpose. Common nozzle types include: unleaded gasoline, leaded gasoline, diesel, pre-pay, balance Stage II vapor recovery and vacuum assist Stage II recovery.

See also NozzleLeaded gasoline nozzleDiesel nozzlePre pay nozzlebalance Stage II vapor recovery nozzle and Vacuum assist Stage II recovery nozzle.