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expansion chamber

noun, Physics.
Origin of expansion chamber
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When the water reaches the bottom of the tube, the air imprisoned in the expansion chamber can no longer escape.

  • The water will therefore fall in the filling or vent tube, and rise slightly in the expansion chamber.

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