air-intake


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air-intake

n
1. (Aeronautics)
a. an opening in an aircraft through which air is drawn, esp for the engines
b. the amount of air drawn in
2. (Automotive Engineering) the part of a carburettor or similar device through which air enters an internal-combustion engine
3. (Mechanical Engineering) any opening, etc, through which air enters, esp for combustion or cooling purposes
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Noun1.air-intake - a duct that admits air to be mixed with fuelair-intake - a duct that admits air to be mixed with fuel
carburetor, carburettor - mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosion
duct - an enclosed conduit for a fluid
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In one of the regions, the company is using a chemically coupled PP/glass compound developed a couple of years ago by Borealis Polymers, Mechelen, Belgium, specifically for air-intake manifolds and other parts exposed to high temperatures and loads.
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The mixture then spilled outside and pooled directly under the air-intake vent, he said.
Daily checks on air-intake to recirculation ratios.
Once fitted, the V series valve is simply set-up and adjusted in-situ via a trip adjuster screw and does not require removal of the air-intake hose, thereby ensuring straightforward and fast commissioning.
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