Definition of Entrains
1. Verb. (third-person singular of entrain) ¹
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Definition of Entrains
1. entrain [v] - See also: entrain
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Literary usage of Entrains
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1. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1920)
"Four types of burners are employed: (o) Induction type, in which a high-velocity jet induces and entrains the necessary additional air, and projects it into ..."
2. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1919)
"In passing across the suction chamber 9, it entrains on both sides of the sheet the commingled air and steam coming from the first stage and carries them ..."
3. Practical physics by Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale, Willard R. Pyle (1922)
"The principle is as follows: The jet of water pouring out through Jl from an ordinary water tap T entrains the air in the chamber C and thus pulls the ..."
4. Power Plant Testing: A Manual of Testing Engines, Turbines, Boilers, Pumps by James Ambrose Moyer (1913)
"Water enters through a vertical nozzle N and in discharging as a jet at high velocity entrains air or gas drawn in through the side opening and the mixture ..."
5. Debris Impact on Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"Figure C. The falling water entrains air starting a circulation pattern, which will move fibrous insulation debris up to the surface in the basin where the ..."
6. Audels Engineers and Mechanics Guide by Frank Duncan Graham (1921)
"... expands in the nozzles, leaving with a very high velocity, and while passing across suction chamber 6, entrains the air and vapors to be compressed. ..."