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Exhaust port

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Exhaust port (Steam Engine) the opening, in the cylinder or valve, by which the exhaust steam escapes.
    • Exhaust port (Steam Engine) the ports of the cylinder communicating with the valve or valves, for the entrance or exit of the steam, respectively.
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Usage

In literature:

Generally they got to port safely on these brief excursions, though exhausted.
"Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller
The steam ports are 13 inches long and 1-5/8 inches broad, and the exhaust port is 2-1/2 inches broad.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
When at length we made the port, all hands were almost exhausted, and we could not have held out two days longer without relief.
"New National Fourth Reader" by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
Steam and exhaust ports are cut through this bushing; steam ports to the cylinder and exhaust port to the exhaust pipe.
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
Perhaps exhaustion of fuel might ground them past hope of ever regaining their home port again.
"Key Out of Time" by Andre Alice Norton
When we at length made the port, 10 all hands were worn down and exhausted.
"Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year" by E.C. Hartwell
The holes for the exhaust port will be drilled through the hole into which the exhaust pipe is screwed.
"Scientific American, Volume XLIII., No. 25, December 18, 1880" by Various
Did you ever see a vessel whose fuel is well-nigh exhausted drag herself into port?
"How to Cook Husbands" by Elizabeth Strong Worthington
As he laid aside his outer garments, Horace felt the joy of the exhausted sailor, entering port after a dangerous voyage.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
Before operating the engine a little lubricating oil should be run into the cylinder through the inlet or exhaust ports.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
Spud must have marveled at the craft within; at her sleek, shining sides; the flat nose that ended in a black exhaust port.
"The Finding of Haldgren" by Charles Willard Diffin
There were heavy windows, open exhaust ports, a door in the side, pierced through thick walls.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
Then the exhaust from each port must be measured and thrusts equalized, where needed, by adjustment of great valves.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
The exhaust ports E are provided at the other end of the cylinder.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
Valve opens exhaust-port to allow used steam to escape (exhaust).
"The Story of Great Inventions" by Elmer Ellsworth Burns
Our exhaust now is 1 inch, steam ports 0.75, bridges 0.75.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
Each cylinder is always in communication with either an admission or exhaust port.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
Exhaust port Lumiere d'echappement.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In news:

This is what makes the system smog compliant, as the spacing of the converter to the exhaust port is no more than 17 inches long.
Performance has become more consistent because it has become possible to precisely duplicate the intake and exhaust port configurations that provide the best performance.
After we learned that the circuit performs best when the 4- way valve exhaust ports are choked to provide sufficient backpressure, the system has run without problems.
The Singapore-based container shipping line became the first to shut down, or, "cold- iron, " a vessel's engines to eliminate exhaust emissions at the Port of Oakland.
Investigators say an exhaust port attached to a clothes dryer is responsible for starting this morning's raging fire in Los Alamos .
The Dart head offers impressive flow thanks to full CNC porting on the intake and exhaust ports.
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