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Air Lock meaning in English

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Air Lock

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Noun

1. air lock, airlock

a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Air Lock

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1. 
an airtight compartment, with adjustable air pressure, between places that do not have the same air pressure, as between the working compartment of a caisson and the outside
2. 
a blockage, as in a water pipe, caused by trapped air

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Air Lock

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n.
1. An airtight chamber, usually located between two regions of unequal pressure, in which air pressure can be regulated.
2. A bubble or pocket of air or vapor, as in a pipe, that stops the normal flow of fluid through the conducting part.

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