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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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