air duct

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n air duct a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
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Usage

In literature:

Nerve and air duct, therefore, are the essentials; the rest is so much material in reserve for the process of the metamorphosis.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
Excitement can set the attendant air-duct in motion.
"The Wonders of Instinct" by J. H. Fabre
Told him I'd pump him full of air ducts if he didn't wait till next week.
"Bar-20 Days" by Clarence E. Mulford
He checked the air ducts.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
Excitement can set the attendant air-duct in motion.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
If outdoor air is desired, a special duct can be connected with the system so as to furnish outdoor air to the chamber.
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
All hot and cold-air ducts should be similarly lined with glazed ware.
"The Turkish Bath" by Robert Owen Allsop
Furnace room, containing furnace inclosed by galvanized iron, also double cold air duct with electric fan, also gas water heater.
"Farm Boys and Girls" by William Arch McKeever
Plants had no intelligence; having no apertures or ducts whereby the air could pervade their internal structure.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
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In news:

Air conditioning and duct servicing.
The body of a missing Manhattan cleaning woman was discovered kneeling, bound and gagged, in an office-building air duct, her gold crucifix caught in the duct tape around her mouth, police said yesterday.
Video-Aire has re-designed and re-released its original video-assisted air duct cleaning machine using new and cost-efficient camera technology.
Air- Dispersion Diversity of Fabric Duct.
Don't be fooled by the rusty pipes, air ducts, cement, and wiring that comprise Broadway Panhandler 's ceiling.
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) has published the second edition of its Rectangular Industrial Duct Construction Standards.
A newly installed system of air ducts helps the Athenian Corner restaurant heat and cool the building efficiently SUN / DAVID H BROW.
Fabric Duct Promotes Even Underfloor Air Distribution in University Library Addition.
Legislation introduced to crack down on unscrupulous air duct cleaning businesses.
Chicago bank robber is cut out from air duct.
Chicago bank robber is cut out from air duct .
Do you hesitate to specify duct liner because of concerns about indoor air quality or long-term product sustainability.
My home-improvement center sells a half-dozen types of duct tape , and I have tried a couple of them to seal the joints in my metal heating-air conditioning ducts.
Aka Red Green of the former PBS TV show -- didn't really hang up his plaid shirt and pack away the duct tape when the show stopped airing in 2006.
The 2010 Alfa Romeo Giulietta is the first Fiat car with a plastic charge-air-duct resonator to dampen noise in the turbo diesel engine system.
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In science:

We study acoustic propagation in one dimensional water ducts containing many air-filled blocks.
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
Here we study the problem of acoustic wave propagation in one dimensional water ducts containing many air blocks either regularly or randomly but on average regularly distributed inside the ducts.
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
Assume that N air blocks of identical thickness a are placed regularly or randomly in a water duct with length L measured from the left boundary of the duct (LB).
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
The decreasing cross-sectional area in the throat of these ducts, and the inverted wing profile accelerated the airflow and created low pressure in accordance with the Bernoulli principle.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
In contrast, underneath such a car the ground plane and the airflow are both moving with respect to the walls and ceiling of the ducts.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
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