Definition of Air duct
1. Noun. A duct that provides ventilation (as in mines).
Generic synonyms: Duct
Specialized synonyms: Register, Breather, Schnorchel, Schnorkel, Snorkel, Snorkel Breather, Upcast, Ventilation Shaft
Terms within: Blowhole, Vent, Vent-hole, Venthole
Definition of Air duct
1. Noun. A duct, through which air is forced or extracted, that forms part of a building's air conditioning and ventilation system. ¹
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Literary usage of Air duct
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1. Annual Report of the Attorney-general of the United States by United States Dept. of Justice, United States Attorney-General (1892)
"13 days' work as laborer assi.sting the masons at air duct, during half of August, at $1.50 $19.50 Jerry Flaherty: 13 days' work as stone mason at walls of ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly (1877)
"... ttr) and in most Teleosts where the air duct remains open. ... the air-duct opens or, the lower or ventral surface of the throat, and the air-bladder Is ..."
3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The hot air duct, of course, is connected with the housing of the " hot coil," while the cold duct connects with the housing of the "cold coil," lower SH. ..."
4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"This flow varies along the length of the unit package, being small, if any at the center and increasing from point to point to the air duct. ..."
5. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1901)
"The pre-eminent advantage possessed by the furnace is that its heating power depends upon its furnishing a large volume of air, and if the cold air duct ..."
6. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"(See air duct.) B. Same as Dry Area (which see under Area). air duct. A pipe or boxlike construction, generally of sheet metal or wood, to convey fresh air ..."