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Definition of the adjective air-breathing

What does air-breathing mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. 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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Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources (2013)

by 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 ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Military History (2004)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

air-breathing missile A missile with an engine requiring the ...

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