air scoop

air scoop

noun
an air intake that projects into the airflow around a motor vehicle or aircraft in such a way as to provide a steady flow of air for combustion or ventilation.

Origin:
1915–20

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air scoop
 
n
a device fitted to the surface of an aircraft to provide air pressure or ventilation from the airflow

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