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air horn

[′er ‚hȯrn]
(mechanical engineering)
In an automotive engine, the upper portion of the carburetor barrel through which entering air passes in quantities controlled by the choke plate and the throttle plate.
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The air horn is a tool, and if adopted, they must be accounted for like any other tool.
The governed throttle body assembly includes: a Delphi fuel ring injector subassembly that includes the fuel injector and pressure regulator; a new, Precision Governors-built fast response (45 msec), low inertia actuator; an inlet air temperature sensor; a throttle position sensor; throttle body heater unit; and the inlet air horn that is designed to allow the air intake to be positioned in any direction, Earls said.
PHOTO : Rotomolded surge tanks and intake-manifold air horns, supplied by Pawnee Industries and Spin-Cast Plastics, must pass demanding quality standards to be incorporated into A.
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Santora was standing over a 6-foot par putt on the 15th when the air horn sounded.
He eventually remembered that he was carrying an air horn, and blew it in the bear's muzzle, waking others in the camp, said Steve Prysunka, director of the six-week Crossing Wilderness Expeditions for Youth programme for emotionally troubled youths.
SOPHIE Wessex got a shock from an air horn yesterday in Hong Kong - or should that be Honk Kong?
The animals adapted very rapidly to the new conditions and, thank to farm manager Ander Andersen (left), have even learn to distinguish the single, double and triple air horn blasts which signal feeding times for the three groups in the same house.
Dave Ryan, weekday morning personality on KDWB-FM, a Winter Carnival sponsor, started the races promptly at 10:45 by sounding an air horn.
Fire chiefs said she had found a bedroom engulfed in flames but managed to get out before the heat caused a pressurised air horn canister to explode.
But until last week I could not have imagined someone would think it was a good idea to bring an air horn to a graduation.