air–box

noun

Definition of air–box

plural

air–boxes

  1. :  a chamber in a motor vehicle through which air is drawn and filtered before passing into the carburetors or fuel injectors One of the car’s neatest features is a flap on the intake air-box beneath the hood that opens above 3,000 rpm, emitting a wild, flat intake moan under acceleration. — Terry Box, Dallas Morning News, 8 June 2008

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First Known Use of air–box

1857


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