duct·​ing | \ ˈdək-tiŋ How to pronounce ducting (audio) \

Definition of ducting

: a system of ducts also : the material composing a duct

Examples of ducting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also inspect and clean the ducting that links the machine to the wall. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 8 Aug. 2022 Every new school needs to have solar panels to reduce electric bills and then use the money for air conditioning and heat ducting. Baltimore Sun, 17 May 2022 Ron also renovated the three bedrooms and bathrooms on the lower level, and the house received a full electrical rewire, as well as new HVAC, ducting, and a steel roof replacement. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 5 May 2022 Don’t mind the giant yellow ducting flowing through the 5,000-seat Edward C. Christl Jr. Arena in New York. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 15 Mar. 2022 In the end, my saintly husband-to-be fashioned the tin (one whole metre in diameter) himself out of industrial ducting and spare sheet metal. Ellie Robertson, Vogue, 22 Dec. 2021 The representative, Al Johnston, a manager of corporate environmental programs for the automaker, also said a separate issue involving ducting of exhaust gases from the painting processes would be corrected by the end of the year. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, 16 Dec. 2021 This design lowers mass, eases service, and maximizes airflow through ducting and louvers on the front fenders. Michael Harley, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 All Mach 1s come with additional underbody ducting to cool the brakes, engine- and transmission-cooling upgrades, and a rear-axle cooler borrowed from the GT500. Nelson Ireson, Car and Driver, 6 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of ducting

1945, in the meaning defined above

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11 Aug 2022

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“Ducting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ducting. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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