air-bound

air-bound

[′er ‚bau̇nd]
(engineering)
Of a pipe or apparatus, containing a pocket of air that prevents or reduces the desired liquid flow.

air-bound

Said of a pipe or apparatus in which the presence of a pocket of air prevents or reduces the desired liquid flow in the pipe or apparatus. Also see air lock, 2.
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Ultrasound promises to move interaction from the flat and physical to the three-dimensional and air-bound.
Although the airline has started small, it is considered as a matter of national Palestinian pride that they are once again air-bound.
Homeland Security on track for air-bound cargo screening.
This air-bound apparatus is attracting athletes both young and old who are looking for a new thrill with a twist.
Able to maintain its prime when other pumps become air-bound, it is ideal for air-entrained applications.
She performed her classic hits including "Baby One More Time," complete with an air-bound choreographed dance routine.
Able to maintain its prime when other pumps become air-bound it is ideal for air-entrained applications.
Gravity helps keep Hawk glued to his board and guarantees every air-bound trick returns to Earth.
With a specially designed impeller and housing, the FZX Series maintains its prime when other pumps become air-bound.
HOT STUFF Lava flows from the volcanic eruption in Iceland AIR-BOUND Thick clouds of ash billow into the sky yesterday
With a specially designed impeller and housing, these pumps maintain their prime when other pumps become air-bound.