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air chamber

n.
1. An enclosure filled with air for a special purpose.
2. A chamber, especially in a hydraulic system, in which air elastically compresses and expands to regulate the flow of a fluid.

air′ cham`ber


n.
1. a chamber containing air, as in a pump, lifeboat, or organic body.
2. a compartment of a hydraulic system containing air that by its elasticity equalizes the pressure and flow of liquid within the system.
[1840–50]
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GROWN FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGSWe hired technicians, acquired new equipment, particularly the much-needed laminar flow hood a controlled air chamber that provides an aseptic environment for the plant cultures from contamination.
On display as a physical prototype at the Geneva Motor Show, the Aero is surrounded by rubber tread for traction on the road but doesn't have a pneumatic air chamber, according to New Atlas.
The air chamber in the interior is created from a liquid PUR resin via the digital light processing (DLP) method.
The spring consists of air chamber, air valve, piston, air vent, etc.
A single-duct AHU typically consists of a mixing air chamber, a chilled-water cooling coil, and a supply fan with associated hot-water reheat VAV TBs in conditioned spaces.
As shown in Figure 1, 1Krepresents the stiffness of the air spring; the additional 2K represents the stiffness of the air chamber; 3Krepresents the effective area change rate stiffness; 4Krepresents the vertical angle of series connection rubber pile; 2d represents orifice or equivalent damping of connecting pipe; 3drepresents the rubber damping of air spring; 4drepresents the vertical damping of the series connection rubber pile; 0z represents the total deformation of the air spring;
where P is the pressure of the air chamber, V is the volume of the air chamber, [P.sub.0] is the initial pressure of the air chamber under static equilibrium state, [V.sub.0] is the initial volume of the air chamber under static equilibrium state, [kappa] is the adiabatic coefficient, and the value is about 1.402.
When the air chamber inflates, it compresses the cap and forces juice up through it, creating a "punch up" effect.
Following the introduction of the Showa SFF Fork in 2012, this new model goes one step further, with the departure of the traditional fork spring in favour of the inner air chamber set-up.
One idea could be to abolish that useless hot air chamber in Cardiff Bay, then abolish the cabinet system in councils, get rid of the CEO and council leaders and get back to how councils used to be for the people, not for their self-serving ways.
With the o-ring in place and the chambers separated, the quad core design prevents water contamination in the air chamber as well as any other type of cross contamination.
She did note that she felt heavy when back on terra firma, and that the shorts she wore to zip into the air chamber were hot.