- Air hose
Air hoses are used in underwater diving (e.g.,
scuba diving) to carry air from the surfaceor from air tanks or diving pumps to the diver. Air hoses are therefore a necessary part of standard diving dressand any type of surface supplied diving equipment.
Types of air hoses
* Air hose for
surface supplied diving.
* Low pressure hoses for inflating
drysuits and buoyancy compensators.
* High pressure hoses connecting to a pressure gauge.
* Medium pressure hoses connecting to a demand valve.
Surface supplied diving
Standard diving dress
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
air hose — n. invisible socks; no socks. □ All these kids run around campus in air hose. You’d think they’d get blisters. □ How do you like my new air hose? One size fits all … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
air hose — noun a hose that carries air under pressure • Syn: ↑airline • Hypernyms: ↑hose, ↑hosepipe … Useful english dictionary
air hose — n American shoes, typically loafers (leather mocca sins), worn without socks. A preppie term for a preppie sartorial convention, pun ning on the American sense of hose meaning socks, stockings, etc., and the compressed air pipe at a filling… … Contemporary slang
Hose — may refer to:People * Brutil Hose (b.1979), soccer player * Charles Hose 1863 1929, British ethnologist * Henry Hose * Sam Hose, African American worker lynched in 1899Animals * Hose s Broadbill, Calyptomena hosei * Hose s Frog, Rana hosei * Hose … Wikipedia
Hose (tubing) — A hose is a hollow tube designed to carry fluids from one location to another. Hoses are also sometimes called tube or pipes (the word pipe usually refers to a rigid tube, whereas a hose is usually a flexible one), or more generally tubing . The… … Wikipedia
Air-free technique — Air free techniques refer to a range of manipulations in the chemistry laboratory for the handling of compounds that are air sensitive. These techniques prevent the compounds from reacting with components of air, usually water and oxygen; less… … Wikipedia
Air pressurized water — extinguishers or APW are types of fire extinguishers that extinguish burning material by absorbing heat . They contain 2.5 gallons of water or water with a wetting agent which is applied by means of a 1/2 inch hose with a smooth bore nozzle… … Wikipedia
Air conditioner — For general aspects of air conditioning, see Air conditioning. A typical home air conditioning unit. An air conditioner (often referred to as AC) is a home appliance, system, or mechanism designed to dehumidify and extract heat from an area. The… … Wikipedia
Air conditioning — The term air conditioning refers to the cooling and dehumidification of indoor air for thermal comfort. In a broader sense, the term can refer to any form of cooling, heating, ventilation or disinfection that modifies the condition of air.… … Wikipedia
Air gap (plumbing) — An air gap, as it relates to the plumbing trade, is the unobstructed vertical space between the water outlet and the flood level of a fixture.A simple example is the space between a wall mounted faucet and the sink rim (this space is the air gap) … Wikipedia