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  • Bulletproof "anti-terrorist" bed with air-supply, toilet

    Boing Boing

  • I spent whole days inside, preparing for my liftoff into space, packing and repacking my pretend supplies, checking the air-supply monitors and fuel gauges.

    HIGH BEFORE HOMEROOM

  • The air-supply system apparently could not function because no fuel was available.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • For the first time in weeks, Floyd became aware of the faint throbbing from the main air-supply duct, and the intermittent buzz that might have been made by a wasp trapped behind a wall panel.

    2010 Odyssey Two

  • The air-supply to any compartment could be adjusted or shut off.

    The Other Side Of Nowhere

  • They could not wait much longer without making an attempt to reopen the air-supply regulator, or could they?

    Key Out of Time

  • He had no way of getting up to the surface, his air-supply was limited -- but he would not give up without a struggle.

    The Pirate Shark

  • It was only after much tribulation that he adjusted matters to a nicety, diving with just sufficient air-supply to last his purpose, and emerging at the proper moment.

    "Wee Tim'rous Beasties" Studies of Animal life and Character

  • The many sources of air-supply were guarded and men were employed to carry the liquid from the raw springs to the private tanks of the monopolists.

    Life in a Thousand Worlds

  • Thereupon the air-supply is cut off, the green beer again cooled to 40° F. and [v. 04 p. 0512] then conveyed by means of filtered air pressure to the store tanks, where secondary fermentation, lasting three weeks, takes place.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

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