expansion chamber

noun Physics.

Origin:
1930–35

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There are two primary types of settling chambers: the expansion chamber and the
  multiple-tray chamber.
Constructed expansion chamber to prevent dust flow into room if pressure relief
  valve opens.
In-line operation is also possible when an expansion chamber is used downstream
  from the gate.
The system also includes two stainless steel accelerator discs, a plastic
  expansion chamber, and a regulation disc.
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