duct·​ing ˈdək-tiŋ How to pronounce ducting (audio)
: a system of ducts
also : the material composing a duct

Examples of ducting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s designed to be used in 6-inch ducting, and although some relatively extensive installation is required, its light weight and simple design make this a quick process. Alex Rennie, Popular Mechanics, 29 June 2023 For those who prefer a recirculating option that doesn’t require ducting, this is the best range hood. Brittany Vanderbill, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 May 2023 The phenomenon experienced by the Neptune radar sounds a lot like radar ducting. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 15 Dec. 2022 Use semirigid or rigid metal ducting, which is smoother inside and less likely to catch lint. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 8 Aug. 2022 Replace bent or punctured flexible ducting or any made of plastic or thin foil. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 8 Aug. 2022 One photo shows a large new ducting system installed on a ground floor of the warehouse in Carteret, known as EWR9, with the ducts pointing upward. Eli M. Rosenberg, NBC News, 22 Aug. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ducting was in 1945

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“Ducting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ducting. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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