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a body of water partly enclosed by land but having a wide outlet to the sea

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an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)

an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container

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Investigation of symmetry plane static pressure distributions gives a general insight into how flow characteristics inside the inlet are changing with centerline curvature and area ratio.
Although Hilcorp plans to drill up to six new wells in Cook Inlet, the project that has garnered the most attention is their proposed cross-inlet pipeline.
But as the first step, the intake and exit shape of the inlet must be specified.
The PID controller uses a pressure transmitter, installed at the inlet of the PRV, to calculate the error between the pressure set point and measured pressure and then applies an output signal to the variable frequency drive.
MC inlet pressure of 7.38Mpa and compressor isentropic efficiency of 89% are selected.
Because of the sharp angles of the modified filter print inlet, the flow accelerates into the center of the filter inlet face and begins to move through the filter before completely filling up the filter print inlet area.
Hilcorp representatives said at the time the damaged gas line--in about 80 feet of water--could not be repaired because the loose sheets of ice that drift through Inlet waters each winter put dive crews in unacceptable danger.
Located 50 miles north of Campbell River is a wild and remote area of the Pacific Northwest know as Knight Inlet.
So the difference between scramjet and ramjet engine is that the ramjet inlet slows down the freestream air to subsonic speeds before it reaches the combustor whereas the scramjet engine slows down the freestream air to low supersonic speeds, thereby avoiding the dissociation of molecules in the combustor.
Phillips collects stories about people and places around Jervis Inlet, the deepest inlet on the coast of British Columbia, that he and his father gleaned from old-timers and residents of Pender Harbour and Egmont early in the 20th century and told to him when he was a boy, along with some stories he himself has picked up working and exploring in the area.
Crossing Cook Inlet is about deciding the best route and the best construction methods, while acknowledging that although the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, it's not necessarily the best line.