the place or opening at which a fluid is taken into a channel, pipe, etc.
an act or instance of taking in: an intake of oxygen.
something that is taken in.
a quantity taken in: an intake of 50 gallons a minute.
a narrowing; contraction.
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Bring vs. TakeDo you bring food to a party, or do you take food to a party? The terms bring and take are often confused, and for good reason. Both words describe the movement of something from one location to another. Bring describes the movement of something toward a specified location. According to this convention, you can bring food to a party, but not take food to …
intake, digestion, consumption, saturation, penetration, retention, absorption, output, result, yield, fusion, ingestion, osmosis, reception, exhaustion, inhalation, impregnation, suction, profit, admission
- intact dilatation and extraction,
- intake manifold,
- intake valve,
Origin of intake
First recorded in 1515–25; noun use of verb phrase take in
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a thing or a quantity taken inan intake of students
the act of taking in
the opening through which fluid enters a duct or channel, esp the air inlet of a jet engine
a ventilation shaft in a mine
a contraction or narrowingan intake in a garment
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