Associations to the word «Intake»


INTAKE, noun. The place where water or air is taken into a pipe or conduit; opposed to outlet.
INTAKE, noun. The beginning of a contraction or narrowing in a tube or cylinder.
INTAKE, noun. The quantity taken in.
INTAKE, noun. An act or instance of taking in: an intake of oxygen or food.
INTAKE, noun. The people taken into an organisation or establishment at a particular time.
INTAKE, verb. To take or draw in (in all the senses of the noun).
INTAKE MANIFOLD, noun. Part of an engine that supplies the fuel/air mixture to the cylinder.
INTAKE MANIFOLDS, noun. Plural of intake manifold
INTAKE SILENCER, noun. (automotive) A device that reduces the noise in an intake system
INTAKE SYSTEM, noun. (automotive) The subsystem of an engine that takes in air from the environment and delivers it to the combustion chamber

Dictionary definition

INTAKE, noun. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).
INTAKE, noun. An opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container.
INTAKE, noun. The act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.