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air chamber

[′er ‚chām·bər]
(mechanical engineering)
A pressure vessel, partially filled with air, for converting pulsating flow to steady flow of water in a pipeline, as with a reciprocating pump.

air chamber

In a water piping system near a valve or faucet, a vertical pipe stub which is sealed at the top and contains air; the entrapped air provides a cushion when the valve is closed suddenly, thereby eliminating the noise of water hammer.
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