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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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It is also possible that during summer cleaning, someone might have moved the flip cards and air horn.
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.M.
The Hurricane Horn is also a great value and a unique product: No one else offers such a compact one-piece air horn." On the industrial side, Chuck Hixon of Clark Solutions went on to say, "These pumps have been used in a variety of applications--coolant circulation, oil change, diesel transfer, and fuel polishing--with exceptional performance and results.
Vana and Spitz had just made par putts on their final hole and Drohen tapped in for a bogey as the air horn sounded to call players off the course because a cell of thunderstorms that approached the area around 1:30.
19 incident in which he allegedly blew an air horn on his bicycle and cursed at an off-duty police officer.
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?
What I propose is a variable-pitch car horn system, a sort of cross between an eighties 'dixie' air horn and the phaser weapons off Star Trek which had different settings such as 'stun, heavy stun, dematerialise and kill.' The new horn console could have a choice of little icons for various situations, so my canny gadgie situation would perhaps have a little flat cap retro setting, whereby my car horn would sound like that of an early Morris Minor with a bit of Elvis singing along for extra benign warmth.
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.