intake chamber

intake chamber

[′in‚tāk ‚chām·bər]
(civil engineering)
A large chamber that gradually narrows to an intake tunnel; designed to avoid undesirable water currents.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She was trapped in the station's cooling water intake chamber for several days before she was set free.