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 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, "Hollow corkscrews may put a cork in noisy ventilation," 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, "The blog Two Flat: Remade chronicles one family’s ten-year struggle to rehab a maggot-infested fixer-upper in Logan Square," 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, "Engineers Week hosts events, YEOY," 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, "How to Find a Vacuum Leak," 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, "San Jose flood: Struggling residents get a hand from nonprofit," 12 Apr. 2017 Formula One’s governing body has so far dismissed all three challenges against Mercedes, so as was the case in 2010, many in the racing community are expecting the other teams to follow suit and develop their own ducting system to the front wing. Jason Paur, WIRED, "Mercedes Formula One Team Latest To Creatively Exploit The Rules," 13 Apr. 2012

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First Known Use of ducting

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Ducting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ducting. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of ducting

: the material used to make ducts

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