intake manifold

noun
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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Example sentences
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.
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