Manifold (disambiguation)

Manifold (disambiguation)


A manifold is an abstract mathematical space which, in a close-up view, resembles the spaces described by Euclidean geometry.

Manifold may also refer to:

Science and engineering

  • Manifold (engineering) an arrangement of pipes used to redistribute the flow of a fluid or gas, typically from a single inlet to a number of outlets or vice versa
  • Hydraulic manifold, a component used to regulate fluid flow in a hydraulic system, thus controlling the transfer of power between actuators and pumps
  • Manifold (scuba), in a scuba set, connects two or more diving cylinders, so that one diving regulator is fed by all the cylinders
  • Manifold chemistry, a piece of apparatus used in chemistry to manipulate gases
  • Vacuum manifold
  • Manifold (magazine), magazine of the University of Warwick mathematical community
  • Inlet manifold or "intake manifold", an engine part which supplies the fuel/air mixture to the cylinders
  • Exhaust manifold, an engine part which collects the exhaust gases from multiple cylinders into one pipe



  • Manifold System, a company that develops a popular, low-cost GIS software package


  • River Manifold, a river in England
  • The Manifold Way, a foot- and cycle-path which follows the old route of the Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway, Staffordshire, England


  • Sir Walter Manifold (1849–1928) an Australian grazier and politician
  • John Manifold (1915-1985) an Australian poet and critic.

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