air bleed

noun

: a slow escape or admission of air provided for in a mechanical system (as for equalizing pressure)

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air bleed was in 1921

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“Air bleed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20bleed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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