Air vessel


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Air vessel A vessel, cell, duct, or tube containing or conducting air; as the air vessels of insects, birds, plants, etc.; the air vessel of a pump, engine, etc. For the latter, see Air chamber. The air vessels of insects are called tracheæ, of plants spiral vessels.
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In literature:

The salt air was fresh upon my cheek; the motion of our vessel, careening gaily on the dancing waves, was joyous and inspiring.
"Margaret Tudor" by Annie T. Colcock
Not only so, but the weight of the air in the vessel will have been doubled.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
Blood-vessels turgid with blood, and many of those of considerable size distended with air.
"An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses" by William Withering
In every case they were heavier than the air, so that they remained in vessels just as a liquid would have done.
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
Upon arriving in the vicinity of his vessel the captain shed his jovial air like an overcoat.
"Boy Scouts in the North Sea" by G. Harvey Ralphson
Flush-decked ships, equipped with one tier of guns: fine vessels for warm climates, from admitting a free circulation of air.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
We have oxygen to breathe and an air-tight vessel to retain it.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
When I want to try whether any kind of air will admit a candle to burn in it, I make use of a cylindrical glass vessel, fig.
"Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air" by Joseph Priestley
There are no little holes in our blood vessels to let the air get into them from our lungs.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
This inflammation is equally marked around the blood vessels and air tubes.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
This jar or reservoir of air is contained in the cylindrical copper vessel, LMNO, Pl.
"Elements of Chemistry," by Antoine Lavoisier
The bands played our national airs, and all returned to the vessels as ceremoniously as they had come.
"The Little Book of the Flag" by Eva March Tappan
The vessels would drift by as if in mid-air with all their sails set.
"A Year in the Fields" by John Burroughs
Although it is only a sort of air, it is so heavy that you can pour it from one vessel into another.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
The situation of the Durande was exactly the contrary of that of a vessel gone to the bottom: it was a vessel suspended in the air.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
The walls of the little blood-vessels are broken by the expansion of the air that is inside.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
The crew of the vessel was aboard, and, with its independent air-supply, unharmed.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
The air was hot and steamy; fishing vessels with white sails were drifting slowly about the glassy water.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
I saw him leap from the water into the air, and in the dead calm the waves of his coming lapped up against the sides of the vessel.
"The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
In Helmholtz's experiments in the analysis of sounds, use was made of the principle of resonance of a body of air enclosed in a vessel.
"The Telephone" by A. E. Dolbear

In poetry:

SWIFT o'er the bounding deep the VESSEL glides,
Its streamers flutt'ring in the summer gales,
The lofty mast the breezy air derides,
As gaily o'er the glitt'ring surf she sails.
"Lines Written on the Sea-Coast" by Mary Darby Robinson

In news:

The (California) Air Resources Board is reminding and encouraging small business owners of off-road diesel vehicles, portable diesel equipment, or diesel marine vessels and engines to take advantage of this loan assistance opportunity.
On March 22, two Marine V-22 Osprey rotorcraft from the amphibious assault vessel USS Kearsarge rescued an Air Force pilot whose fighter had crashed in Libya.
The air-conditioned vessel includes ample staff.
Its a great vessel for storage because it has an air tight seal, so the beer carbonates.
Air bubbles covering the vessel's bottom, like a carpet of air.
These changes for use of the AIR Card and SEA Card will improve the refueling capability of aircraft and smaller vessels at non-contract locations.
Air Pollution Regulations For Ships Widened Off Coast To Stop Vessels From Skirting Rules.
Its air/oil lift system raises and lowers the agitators from the mixing vessel, which is attached to a frame that includes a manual tilting mechanism.
Non-vessel-operating common carrier Shipco Transport is expanding its presence in South America by offering an air freight consolidation service to Chile.
The US Department of Defense needs to lay out a clear path to coordinate strategy on its lighter-than-air vessels, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews conducted a medevac of a Filipino-crewman off the 656-ft Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel Stellar Harvest 200 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor Saturday at 9:25 a.m.on Feb 14.
Carriers on the ocean, land and in the air certainly crave it in the demand for and supply of their vessels.
Non-vessel-operating common carrier Vanguard Logistics Services has promoted Collin Rozario to general manager of air freight in the South Pacific and Southeast Asia .
A US Navy P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft and guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG-52), engaged Libyan Coast Guard vessel Vittoria and two smaller crafts March 28.

In science:

For instance one can think of electrical grids or mammalian lungs, where current or air, flows through power lines or bronchi–bronchioles, submitted to looses of power, or air vessels’ section reduction.
Weighted Fractal Networks
As the vessel is not able to withstand vacuum, it is first filled with CO2 to replace the air.
The NA62 RICH detector
The detector, cooling tower and HE are mounted in three separate vacuum-insulated vessels to reduce heat losses to the ambient air and are super-insulated with 12 layers of aluminized mylar.
Performance of a cryogenic system prototype for the XENON1T Detector
The specimens comprised bands, plates, rings, and vessels, while the AE sources were simulated by rupture of a pencil lead (pen test), material deformation during tensile test, and leakage air flow through a small hole in a sample.
Intelligent location of simultaneously active acoustic emission sources: Part I
Figure 12 shows the alignment constants determined with data taken at atmospheric pressure and redetermined using data collected after the air was pumped out of the VELO vacuum vessel and a pressure of 10−3 mbar obtained.
Performance of the LHCb Vertex Detector Alignment Algorithm determined with Beam Test Data
The dominant background in the ββ 0ν is expected to come from the radon in the cryostat-lead air-gap and the 232Th and 232U in the TPC vessel.
Review of double beta experiments
In the simulation, the RICH vessel is put in air, and the pion or the electron beam at a given momentum is shot about 6 meters before its window.
Studies of the Effects of Oxygen and CO_2 Contamination of the Neon Gas Radiator on the Performance of the NA62 RICH Detector