Definition of Airlock in English :

Define Airlock in English

Airlock meaning in English

Meaning of Airlock in English

Pronunciation of Airlock in English

Airlock pronunciation in English

Pronounce Airlock in English


see synonyms of airlock


1. air lock, airlock

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

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of airlock
a bubble in a pipe causing an obstruction or stoppage to the flow
an airtight chamber with regulated air pressure used to gain access to a space that has air under pressure

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see synonyms of airlock
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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