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intake

Engineering the opening through which fluid enters a duct or channel, esp the air inlet of a jet engine

intake

[′in‚tāk]
(engineering)
An entrance for air, water, fuel, or other fluid, or the amount of such fluid taken in.
A main passage for air in a mine.
(hydrology)

intake

An opening through which water or air (or any other fluid) enters a system, chamber, plenum, pipe, or machine. Also see outside-air intake.

intake

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An air inlet to the propulsion or the internal system of an aircraft. Short for air intake or air inlet.
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Watering frequency had a significant (Pless than 0.001) effect on the water intake (Table 1).
Editor's Note: Having a high intake of lycopene was additionally associated with cancer biomarkers that were indicative of a reduced potential for angiogenesis (the formation of new blood vessels by a tumor that facilitates its spread).
Researchers explored the association between sodium intake and health outcomes, basing measurements on the average sodium levels of participants from surveys included in the meta-analysis.
Now, Donna Rhodes, a nutritionist with the Beltsville center, has used this data to assess sodium intakes. The accuracy of sodium intake was calculated as the ratio of reported dietary intake to that estimated from the urinary sodium excretion.
The main characteristic of submerged vanes, as a method for controlling the sediments entering the intake, is that due to the pressure difference between both sides of the vane, secondary flows are created behind the vanes which cause that the direction of approaching bed sediments are changed towards the middle of river.
The findings, which will be presented at Nutrition 2019, the American Society for Nutrition annual meeting held between June 8 and 11, suggested that low fruit intake may be linked with nearly 1.3 million deaths from stroke and more than 520,000 deaths from coronary heart disease around the world in 2010, while low vegetable intake was linked to 200,000 deaths from stroke and more than 800,000 deaths from coronary heart disease.
Dietary intake of nutrients from foods was assessed using 24-hour dietary recalls.
Andrew Mente, Ph.D., from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, and colleagues performed an analysis of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology study in 18 countries to examine the correlations between community-level mean sodium and potassium intake, cardiovascular disease, and mortality.
Three epidemiological studies have been undertaken in Western populations regarding quercetin intake and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); however, it has not been investigated well in an Asian population.
Few studies have evaluated the association of B-vitamin intake in young adulthood with cognitive function in later life.
Diet therapy has a primary action on this disease, therefore caloric intake restriction is advised, while a diet with a reduced proportion of carbohydrates and saturated fats, and higher proportion of proteins, fibers and omega-3 fatty acids is beneficial for health.