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Definition of the adjective air-breathing
What does air-breathing mean as an attribute of a noun?
- deriving oxygen from the air
- examples: he studied respiration in marine air-breathing vertebrates | large air-breathing ichthyosaurs had hydrofoils
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
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by James C. Bradford
Air defense systems consist of detecting, tracking, communicating, controlling, intercepting, and neutralizing manned and unmanned air-breathing weapons, in particular aircraft and cruise missiles, whereas space defense systems employ the ...
by Jürgen Garche, Chris K. Dyer, Patrick T. Moseley, Zempachi Ogumi, David A. J. Rand, Bruno Scrosati
-based air-breathing proton-exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) with other integrated components. Reprinted from Hwang JJ and Chao CH (2007) Species-electrochemical transports in a free- breathing ...
Dictionary of Military Terms (2009)
by U.S. Department of Defense
air-breathing missile — A missile with an engine requiring the intake of air for combustion of its fuel, as in a ramjet or turbojet. To be contrasted with the rocket missile, which carries its own oxidizer and can operate beyond the ...
by Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier
air- breathing An air-breathing engine is one for which air is the oxidant in the combustion process. air chamber See PULSATION DAMPER. air classifier (air elutriator) A ...
by Loran O'Bannon
air-breathing. internal. combustion engine consisting of an air compressor, combustion chamber, and turbine wheel in which the gaseous products of combustion are used as a means of generating power through a rotating shaft; used more for ...
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