Forced-air heating

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forced-air heating

[¦fȯrst ‚er ′hēd·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A warm-air heating system in which positive air circulation is provided by means of a fan or a blower.

Forced-air heating

Heat distribution system in which heat is delivered by forcing warm air through a network of ducts. A furnace or heat pump typically generates the warm air.
References in classic literature ?
Anybody who could invent a new imitation had been sure of a fortune from old Durham, said Jurgis' informant; but it was hard to think of anything new in a place where so many sharp wits had been at work for so long; where men welcomed tuberculosis in the cattle they were feeding, because it made them fatten more quickly; and where they bought up all the old rancid butter left over in the grocery stores of a continent, and "oxidized" it by a forced-air process, to take away the odor, rechurned it with skim milk, and sold it in bricks in the cities
Forced-air warming (FAW) is a commonly employed method for keeping patients safe from body temperature drops that occur when they're anesthetized during surgery.
VDOT began deploying forced-air composting facilities at several locations around the State.
FLSmidth launched its new nextSTEP rotor/stator at a major industry exposition in February, explaining that the technology represents a "step change" in forced-air flotation metallurgical performance and energy efficiency.
Used in forced-air flotation equipment, the unique, innovative and patent-pending design of the nextSTEP rotor/stator provides a step change in flotation metallurgical performance and energy efficiency.
Grandpa lived in a split-level house with forced-air heating and cooling.
This myth is usually attributed to homes with forced-air furnaces versus homes with hydronic baseboard or radiant heating systems.
There are significant benefits associated with forced-air warming in terms of better outcomes such as higher core temperatures, reduced incidence of shivering and morbid cardiac events, increased thermal comfort, reduced blood loss, reduced surgical site infections and shorter length of hospital stay.
The G 7893 is a compact 24 inch wide laboratory glassware washer with true forced-air HEPA-filtered drying.
Chickens should have an incubation temperature of 102[degrees]F with 58% humidity for a still-air incubator or 99[degrees]F with 56% humidity for a forced-air incubator.
Measuring only 24" wide, the G 7893 laboratory glassware washer features a true forced-air HEPA-filter to allow fast and uncontaminated drying.
Available with convection cooling or optional forced-air, the compact units are designed for use in distributed power architecture configurations.