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air-intake

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noun

  1. an opening in an aircraft through which air is drawn, esp for the engines
  2. the amount of air drawn in
the part of a carburettor or similar device through which air enters an internal-combustion engine
any opening, etc, through which air enters, esp for combustion or cooling purposes

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