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intake manifold

noun
1.
a collection of tubes through which the fuel-air mixture flows from the carburetor or fuel injector to the intake valves of the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine.
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Examples from the web for intake manifold
  • The bulletin said oil leaking from the intake manifold gasket appears to come from the cylinder head gasket.
  • On the wall above the system is the environmental stream intake manifold.
  • When the engine is started, vapors are drawn into the intake manifold and burned in the engine.
  • The primary effect is that of bleeding additional air to the intake manifold thus leaning combustion.
  • The second function is to supply fuel vapors from the gasoline tank to the intake manifold.
  • Air intake tubes between turbocharger and intake manifold shall also be disconnected.
  • The pumps and receiver shall be connected to a common intake manifold.
  • The hydrogen can either be injected into the intake manifold of the engine or directly into the exhaust gases from the engine.

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