air duct


Definition of air duct

1 : a duct or pipe for conveying air (as to the rooms of a house or ship for ventilation or to a furnace)
2 : the duct connecting the air bladder and alimentary canal of certain fishes

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First Known Use of air duct

1744, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Air duct.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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