Air system



a system of refrigeration utilizing air as a coolant.
any group of devices operated or controlled by air under pressure or vacuum.
Historical Examples

The air system gradually cleared away the smoke, but the Med Ship still reeked of wood-smoke smells.
The Hate Disease William Fitzgerald Jenkins

Nelsen attached the oxygen flask to his air system for a while, relieving the drain on his battery.
The Planet Strappers Raymond Zinke Gallun

By turning a valve, he could release it into his air system.
Duel on Syrtis Poul William Anderson

The Group had assumed that the air system would be used throughout the ship.
The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley

A lighted green bulb above the door showed that the air system was on.
The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley

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