expansion chamber


Origin of expansion chamber

First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby expansion chamber

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How to use expansion chamber in a sentence

  • 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.