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Definition of the noun air chamber

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  1. a chamber, in a hydraulic system, in which air (or some other gas) is compressed to regulate the flow of a fluid

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Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Air Chamber A closed pipe chamber installed on the discharge line of a reciprocating pump to take up irregularities in hydraulic conditions, induce a uniform flow in suction and discharge lines, and relieve the pump of shocks caused by ...

Google previewThe Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopaedia Comprehending Practical Illustrations of the Machinery and Processes Employed in Every Description of Manufacture of the British Empire by Luke Hebert (1837)


it comprises an oven, boiler, and hot air chamber, all heated by one fire, without flues. No.1 represents the range. as fixed ; No. 2, the hot air chamber distinct; No.

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

Underneath and behind the fire-place is an air chamber, into which the air is admitted from without the house by an opening through the wall, and which is discharged into the apartment by lateral openings, after being heated by contact with ...

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (2013)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis

AIR CHAMBER. A chamber formed by enlargement or vertical extension of pipes, intended to contain air to form a cushion, as on the supply pipes to plumbing fixtures, at suction and discharge ends of pumps, etc. (See Plumbing; Ventilation ...

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