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air chamber

noun
1.
a chamber containing air, as in a pump, lifeboat, or organic body.
2.
Also called air cushion. a compartment of a hydraulic system containing air that by its elasticity equalizes the pressure and flow of liquid within the system.
Origin of air chamber
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50
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