- the act or process of taking in
- the amount or thing taken in
- the place at which a fluid is taken into a pipe, channel, etc.
- a narrowing; an abrupt lessening in breadth
- Mech. the amount of energy taken in
- Mining an air shaft
See intake in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- An opening by which a fluid is admitted into a container or conduit.
a. The act of taking in.
b. The quantity taken in.
c. Something, especially energy, taken in.
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