air escape


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air escape

[′er ə‚skāp]
(design engineering)
A device that is fitted to a pipe carrying a liquid for releasing excess air; it contains a valve that controls air release while preventing loss of liquid.
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Fresh air escape from city life comes in the shape of Moseley Park, just across the Alcester Road from the development, a private oasis maintained for the enjoyment of keyholders, whose annual subscriptions help maintain the prized green lung.
In both cases the orifices are recessed, to protect against external damage and, as a safety measure, to allow air escape.
Also available are sheet grades with an embossed finish on one side that permits easy air escape in the autoclave cycle.
Overhead, a light well with operable clerestory windows lets even more natural light into the room and lets warm air escape.
A drafty house lets warm air escape and is much more costly to keep warm - especially on the coldest days of the season.
It increases chances of water entering your lungs, increases the strain on your heart, cools the skin further and helps air escape from any clothing, which then reduces buoyancy.
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A significant reduction in energy loss (and utility bills) also ensues, due to the correspondingly-smaller roof structure reducing air escape.
The bead pulls away from the rim, letting air escape.
The first passive vent zone lets air escape while the powder is being compacted.
At the extreme margins of the lungs the blood vessels and airways are microscopic, and cutting them there causes much less bleeding and air escape than does cutting them near the trunks.