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Meaning of "compressed air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COMPRESSED AIR

compressed air play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COMPRESSED AIR

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Compressed air is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COMPRESSED AIR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

compressed air

Compressed air

Compressed air is air kept under a pressure that is greater than atmospheric pressure. It serves many domestic and industrial purposes. In Europe, 10 percent of all industrial electricity consumption is to produce compressed air—amounting to 80 terawatt hours consumption per year.

Definition of compressed air in the English dictionary

The definition of compressed air in the dictionary is air at a higher pressure than atmospheric pressure: used esp as a source of power for machines.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COMPRESSED AIR

comprehensive
comprehensive school
comprehensively
comprehensiveness
comprehensivise
comprehensivize
compress
compressed
compressedly
compressibility
compressible
compressibleness
compression
compression ratio
compression-ignition engine
compressional
compressive
compressor
compressor program
compressure

WORDS THAT END LIKE COMPRESSED AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
fresh air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
liquid air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of compressed air in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «compressed air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COMPRESSED AIR

Find out the translation of compressed air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of compressed air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «compressed air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

压缩空气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aire comprimido
570 millions of speakers

English

compressed air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संपीड़ित हवा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الهواء المضغوط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сжатого воздуха
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ar comprimido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংকুচিত হাওয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

air comprimé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

udara termampat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Druckluft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

圧縮空気
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

압축 공기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Udara sing dikuwat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khí nén
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அழுத்தப்பட்ட காற்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संकुचित वायु
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıkıştırılmış hava
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aria compressa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sprężonego powietrza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стисненого повітря
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aer comprimat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πεπιεσμένος αέρας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

saamgeperste lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tryckluft
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trykkluft
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of compressed air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPRESSED AIR»

The term «compressed air» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.017 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COMPRESSED AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about compressed air

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COMPRESSED AIR»

Discover the use of compressed air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to compressed air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Compressed Air Operations Manual
Using this book, the users learn tips and techniques for: creating a baseline of system performance, determining the impact of different compressors and compressor control types for the job at hand, and learning basic approaches to general ...
Brian Elliott, 2006
2
Compressed Air Systems: A Guidebook on Energy and Cost Savings
The completely updated second edition of this classic reference covers areas that range from compressed air equipment and distribution system layout to final application and system operation.
E. M. Talbott, 1993
3
Compressed Air
air from 15o pounds gage to about 21 pounds absolute. With compressed air at 175 pounds gage and the initial temperature 6o° F., the theoretical fall in temperature in expanding the air to atmosphere, is to 213° below zero; the expansion to ...
4
Compressed Air
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Frank Richards, 2008
5
The Bends: Compressed Air in the History of Science, Diving, ...
This book is a wide-ranging history of the wonders compressed air brought about and the suffering its unknown hazards inflicted.
John L. Phillips, 1998
6
Modeling and Experiment of Compressed Air Hybrid Engines
Air hybridization has the potential to improve vehicle fuel economy at lower costs compared to electric hybridization. The dissertation work focuses on the modeling and experimental design of compressed air hybrid engines.
Xiaoyong Wang, 2008
7
Best Practices for Compressed Air Systems: Second Edition
The manual contains more than 300 pages original text, reference appendices, photos, and performance data.
William Scales, David M. McCulloch, Compressed Air Challenge, 2007
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Engineering and Health in Compressed Air Work: Proceedings ...
9.2.3 Safety supervision In order to ensure the smooth operation of the compressed air operations, CWC further employed one senior expatriate engineer with compressed air experience as the compressed air/safety engineer. It was this ...
F.M. Jardine, R.I. McCallum, 2013
9
Compressed Air - Theory and Computations
The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general.
Elmo G. Harris, 2007
10
Compressed air
Steel compressed air piping will be Schedule 80 for sizes 2 inches and smaller and Schedule 40 for sizes over 2 inches and will be galvanized or black steel or stainless steel. Copper compressed air piping or tubing will be Type K or Type L.
United States. Dept. of the Army, United States. Dept. of the Air Force, 1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COMPRESSED AIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term compressed air is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Exair's New Catalog 28 Offers 192 Pages of Intelligent Compressed
This 192 page catalog includes many new products that can help companies conserve compressed air, reduce dangerous noise levels and ... «Automation World, Jul 15»
2
Buy a shovel. Snowpocalypse is coming!
... snow-making — when a mixture of water and compressed air is sprayed across the ski runs at night to create the equivalent of actual snow. «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
3
Pneumatic Tyres Market – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to …
The tread provides traction while the body provides containment for a quantity of compressed air. Pneumatic tyres provide grip to the vehicle, ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
4
Hemp, Inc. Releases Video Update on Its Decortication Plant in …
The 100-horsepower air compressor will supply compressed air to the decortication line. Shareholders also get an up close look at the ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
5
Fire Apparatus: Spartan Emergency Response Celebrates Delivery …
While customized to include additional state-of-the-art features such as One Touch Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS) with smart engage ... «FireEngineering.com, Jul 15»
6
See RA Rodriguez @ PPMA 2015
Unlike other palletising systems, ecoSTACK does not require compressed air and therefore power consumption is greatly reduced. It is also ... «Process & Control Today, Jul 15»
7
Low maintenance solar tracker actuators
Usually inflated or deflated by standard fixed or mobile compressed air (typically 7 bar (100 psi), they move photovoltaic systems to minimize ... «Manufacturers' Monthly, Jul 15»
8
Zacks Rating on Donaldson Company, Inc.
Products in the Industrial Products segment consist of dust, fume, and mist collectors, compressed air purification systems, air filtration systems ... «American Trade Journal, Jul 15»
9
Research report explores the global air compressors market to grow …
... and converts it into high-pressure compressed air. Air compressors are used in several areas such as commercial businesses, jet engines, ... «WhaTech, Jul 15»
10
Processors Bring Energy In House
Waste-heat capture systems often are incorporated with air compressors to reduce energy requirements for drying the compressed air. Photo: ... «Food Processing, Jul 15»

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