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Definition of the noun air filter

What does air filter mean as a name of something?


  1. a filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of air filter: air cleaner
    • more generic word: filter = device that removes something from whatever passes through it
    • more specific term: filter tip = an air filter on the end of a cigarette
    • part of: ventilator = a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air

Alternative definition of the noun air filter


  1. A filter for removing dust and other particles from a stream of air, typically used in the air intake of an internal combustion engine, the output of an air compressor, the supply duct of a forced-air furnace, etc.


Air filter: A particulate air filter is a device composed of fibrous materials which removes solid particulates such as dust, pollen, mold, and bacteria from the air. A chemical air filter consists of an absorbent or catalyst for the removal of airborne molecular contaminants such as volatile organic compounds or ozone. Air filters are used in applications where air quality is important, notably in building ventilation systems and in engines.

  • also known as فیلتر هوا, 空气滤清器

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Google previewDictionary of Automotive Engineering (2013)

by Don Goodsell

Air filter is the customary UK term. air-fuel delivery ratio Mass ratio of air to fuel inducted by an engine. The mixture strength (informal). See also stoichiometric ratio. air horn (1) Audible warning device in which sound is produced by a blast of ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (2006)

by Rehva,

oil bath air filter 2805 off-cycle DA DE ES F _ MA NL PO PY S U SV DA DE E и _ MA NL PY SU SV defrosting uregelmœssig afrimning Abtauen n in Stillstandszeit desescarche fuera de puntas т dégivrage т попcyclique sbrinamento m ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

air filter A type of filter used to remove particles such as dust, soot, and microorganisms from the flow of air. They are often used for ensuring a sterile flow of air or oxygen to ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2015)

by Muhammad Rashid Usman

A-13 Air filter (bag ...

Google previewDictionary of Industrial Terms (2013)

by Michael D. Holloway, Chikezie Nwaoha

Lubrication Air Filter: A particulate air filter is a device composed ...

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

high velocity air filter (HVAF) An air pollution control filtration device for the removal of sticky, oily, or liquid aerosol particulate matter from exhaust ...

Google previewDictionary of Architectural and Building Technology (1998)

by Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, José Carlos Damski

air filter A device inserted in an air stream to trap entrained particulate matter. atr,inflated structure Same as PNEUMATIC ...

Google previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

air filter A device that catches dust from air passing through it, on a mesh of textile fabric, felt, wire, paper, etc., rather than by dust arrestors. Filters are used either for measuring the amount of dust in the air or for reducing it .

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