air duct

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Noun1.air duct - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)air duct - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
duct - an enclosed conduit for a fluid
register - an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
schnorchel, schnorkel, snorkel breather, breather, snorkel - air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
upcast - air passage consisting of a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mine
vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole - a hole for the escape of gas or air
ventilation shaft - a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation
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The 22-year-old Mongcano, a resident of Makati City, ended up being trapped in a toilet at Tolentino's office after he entered the agency through an air-conditioning duct in an adjacent room.
It was thought that the blaze started in a basement air-conditioning duct. Nino Ripani, manager of nearby restaurant Signor Zilli's, said: "It was really very shocking."
(2) Although friction factor, denoted as f, may have a wide range of values in piping problems, the range in the areas of interest in air-conditioning duct design is fairly narrow, and an iterative solution is easier and more compatible as a simple IF loop embedded in a computer program.
Graeve's two columns (postwar sound reproduction being, of course, stereo) differ from Marclay's mash-up of readymade and monument by encompassing another facet of the strategy of "placement" that Rosalind Krauss once described as the "area of almost insidious overlap between Brancusi and Duchamp." In ICNINN III, the contingency of placement is registered visually, in the towers' reach toward the air-conditioning duct, and aurally, by wiring the metal grate to amplify the knocks, pings, and whoosh of ventilation.
Upon entering the dimly lit space, visitors will find what looks like an air-conditioning duct hanging from the ceiling.
Leaky air-conditioning duct joints, especially those running through a hot attic, create a moist environment for mildew.
An Asian man died that day itself, while six others, including the Indian girl, developed complications after inhaling the gas that seeped into their flats in a building in Al Nahda area of Dubai through the air-conditioning duct.
One was acoustic--fashioned from a nylon string stretched over an air-conditioning duct; for another, a few plastic barrels became water drums that produced both aquatic sounds and reflective shadows.
Dr Langille said she is currently treating a three-month-old baby for congestion and rhinitis (inflammation inside the nose due to an allergen) as a result of second-hand smoking coming through the air-conditioning duct of their flat.