Air-intake



noun

an opening in an aircraft through which air is drawn, esp for the engines
the amount of air drawn in

the part of a carburettor or similar device through which air enters an internal-combustion engine
any opening, etc, through which air enters, esp for combustion or cooling purposes
Historical Examples

The air-intake dust screen may be so clogged with dirt and lint that not enough air will pass through the mesh.
Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag

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