intake chamber

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intake chamber

[′in‚tāk ‚chām·bər]
(civil engineering)
A large chamber that gradually narrows to an intake tunnel; designed to avoid undesirable water currents.
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AIRBOX is a formidably versatile pre-dryer: it allows the user to greatly expand the drying performance of his traditional finishing lines.
MBC's CEO Sabri Arafa added: "The system we have supplied includes 40 AirBox Neo Playout servers in one-plus-one configuration.
Power is up 25% and torque 42% from the 2015 Speedmaster, and with the same twin airbox as the Bobber and maximum torque at only 4,000rpm, the acceleration is as lusty as anything you'll need in the real world, the braking is strong and progressive thanks to whopping twin discs up front, and the handling is trademark Triumph -- not as scalpel-sharp as its sports bikes, but light and precise enough to leave you waltzing through bends with languid aplomb.
The distinctive bike has blue anodised parts, with a custom Husqvarna graphics kit and an Akrapovic exhaust system with an airbox.
The Swede worryingly remained in the car, with flames licking the airbox, before marshals arrived with an extinguisher and he clambered out from underneath the halo head-protection system.
Changes this year are 36-millimeter throttle bodies and narrower intake ports, fine-atomizing fuel injectors, modified cam profiles, a different airbox design and a reworked exhaust system.
The 847cc, three-cylinder engine not only sounds great, with a gruff, off-beat exhaust note and a guttural intake snarl from the airbox it's also uncannily smooth and delivers a linear rush of torque from idle to the rev line.
*Inspection of the 180-HP engine airbox for excess play not accomplished (this is SB 25).