air scoop


noun
  1. an air intake that projects into the airflow around a motor vehicle or aircraft in such a way as to provide a steady flow of air for combustion or ventilation.

Origin of air scoop

1
First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for air scoop

air scoop

noun
  1. a device fitted to the surface of an aircraft to provide air pressure or ventilation from the airflow

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