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in·take

 (ĭn′tāk′)
n.
1. An opening by which a fluid is admitted into a container or conduit.
2.
a. The act of taking in.
b. The quantity taken in.
c. Something, especially energy, taken in.

intake

(ˈɪnˌteɪk)
n
1. a thing or a quantity taken in: an intake of students.
2. the act of taking in
3. (Mechanical Engineering) the opening through which fluid enters a duct or channel, esp the air inlet of a jet engine
4. (Mining & Quarrying) a ventilation shaft in a mine
5. a contraction or narrowing: an intake in a garment.

in•take

(ˈɪnˌteɪk)

n.
1. the place or opening at which a fluid is taken into a channel, pipe, etc.
2. an act or instance of taking in.
3. a thing or a quantity taken in.
4. a narrowing; contraction.
[1515–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intake - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)intake - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
eating, feeding - the act of consuming food
deglutition, swallow, drink - the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
suck, sucking, suction - the act of sucking
drinking, imbibing, imbibition - the act of consuming liquids
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
2.intake - an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
air horn - air intake of a carburetor
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
siamese connection, siamese - an inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building
3.intake - the act of inhalingintake - the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
breath - the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"
gasp, pant - a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"
drag, pull, puff - a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
Translations
إدخال، إسْتِنْشاقعَدَد المُلتَحِقينمَنْفَذ لإدخال الهَواء
nadechnutípočet přijatýchpřívodsací ventil
indåndingindtagindtagelseoptagelsetilførsel
felvett létszámlélegzetvételszellõzõjárat
inntakinntaka
angapriimtųjų kontingentas/skaičius
ieņemšanaieplūdeietecejaunuzņemto skaits
nadýchnutiepočet prijatýchprívod
ağızalınan sayıalma

intake

[ˈɪnteɪk]
A. N
1. (Tech) [of air, gas etc] → entrada f; [of water] → toma f
2. (= quantity) [of food] → consumo m
what is your student intake?¿cuántos alumnos se matriculan (cada año)?
B. CPD intake valve Nválvula f de admisión, válvula f de entrada

intake

[ˈɪnteɪk] n
[food] → consommation f
calorie intake → consommation de calories
Try to cut down your alcohol intake → Essayez de réduire votre consommation d'alcool.
(British) (into school, university) an intake of 200 a year → 200 admissions par an
(TECHNICAL)admission f, adduction f

intake

n
(= act) (of water, electric current)Aufnahme f; (of steam)Ansaugen nt; (= amount) (of water, electricity)Aufnahme f, → aufgenommene Menge; (of steam)angesaugte or einströmende Menge; (= pipe) (for water) → Zuflussrohr nt, → Einführungsrohr nt; (for steam) → Einströmungsöffnung f, → Ansaugöffnung f, → Einführungsrohr nt; food intakeNahrungsaufnahme f; (sharp) intake of breath(plötzlicher) Atemzug
(Sch, of immigrants) → Aufnahme f; (Mil) → Rekrutierung f; what is your annual intake? (Sch) → wie viele neue Schüler nehmen Sie im Jahr auf?; (Mil) → wie viele Soldaten rekrutieren Sie im Jahr?; the latest intake of graduates into our companydie Hochschulabsolventen, die kürzlich in unserer Firma eingestellt worden sind

intake

:
intake class
n (Sch) → Anfängerklasse f
intake valve
nEinlassventil nt; (= suction valve)Ansaugventil nt

intake

[ˈɪnˌteɪk] n
a. (Tech) (of air, water, gas) → immissione f
b. (quantity, of pupils) → (numero di) iscrizioni fpl; (of workers) → (numero di) assunzioni fpl; (of food) → consumo

intake

(ˈinteik) noun
1. the thing or quantity taken in. This year's intake of students is smaller than last year's.
2. a place at which eg water is taken into a channel etc. The ventilation system broke down when something blocked the main air intake.
3. the act of taking in. an intake of breath.

in·take

n. V.: ingestion.

intake

n ingesta, consumo; recommended daily — ingesta diaria recomendada; tolerable daily — ingesta diaria admisible
References in classic literature ?
Hyde shrank back with a hissing intake of the breath.
I heard a sharp intake of his breath and the cigar fell from his fingers.
Bitte, bitte," said Cacilie, with a rapid intake of the breath.
He drew in his breath with a shrill, excited intake.
I put my nose to the intake pipe through which samples were to have been taken during the passage of the prospector through the earth, and my fondest hopes were realized--a flood of fresh air was pouring into the iron cabin.
The trail led straight to a small dam where was the intake for the pipe that watered the vegetable garden.
Her face was turned away from him, but he could see, by the sharp intake of her breath, that she was weeping bitterly.
Without movement he lay on his back, and he could hear, slowly drawing near and nearer, the wheezing intake and output of the sick wolf's breath.
cried Father Brown, stepping back with a hissing intake of his breath.
He lighted the cigarette and drew its smoke into his lungs with a caressing intake of the breath.
I am so tired," she said, with a quick intake of the breath and a sigh, drooping her head wearily.
Nor was it long, catching their spirit, ere she was singing to them and teaching them quaint songs of early days which she had herself learned as a little girl from Cady--Cady, the saloonkeeper, pioneer, and ax-cavalryman, who had been a bull-whacker on the Salt Intake Trail in the days before the railroad.