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 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 The first key factor is the diameter of your ducting — there’s no point looking at fans that won’t fit! Bob Beacham, chicagotribune.com, 26 Feb. 2021 The ducting between the throttle body and the MAF sensor is often 3-inch-diameter rubber that can also degrade and develop leaks. Mike Allen, Popular Mechanics, 2 Oct. 2020 Fans and airflow are noisy, and the very ducting that allows the air to flow into your office space also allows the sound in. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, 14 Apr. 2020 The third, which began two years ago, called for the whole famly to move to the basement while contractors installed ducting, plumbing, electrical wiring, drywall on the first and second floors, and a new roof and porch. Steve Heisler, Chicago Reader, 15 May 2018 Further development has been applied across the board, including the basic engine, MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology, engine electronics, oil supply, intake air ducting, the cooling system and the exhaust systems. Rebecca Maitland | Jobs Correspondent, Houston Chronicle, 15 Feb. 2018 The ducting that runs between the throttle body and the MAF sensor, often 3-inch-diameter rubber, can also degrade. Mike Allen, Popular Mechanics, 28 Feb. 2011 The muddy water ruined the stairs, the ducting, the crawlspace skirting and even her front-yard flower and rock garden. Eric Kurhi, The Mercury News, 12 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of ducting

1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ducting was in 1945

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13 Apr 2021

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“Ducting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ducting. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of ducting

: the material used to make ducts

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