that can be transported by aircraft:
a contrivance used for catching game or other animals, as a mechanical device that springs shut suddenly. any device, stratagem, trick, or the like for catching a person unawares. any of various devices for removing undesirable substances from a moving fluid, vapor, etc., as water from steam or cinders from coal gas. Also called air […]
- Air turbine
a turbine operated by air under pressure. Historical Examples It is instantly speeded up either by a powerful spring or an air turbine to about fifteen thousand revolutions per minute. The Submarine in War and Peace Simon Lake noun a small turbine driven by compressed air, esp one used as a starter for engines
- Air twist
a serpentine motif within the stem of a goblet, produced by extending and twisting an air bubble during glass blowing.
- Air valve
a device for controlling the flow of air, as from a pipe or tank. Historical Examples The two then thoroughly mix and enter the combustion chamber together as the air valve F is opened. Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained Walter C. Runciman In the cab ahead the handle of the air valve was slammed […]