manifold

1. an accessory system of piping to a main piping system (or another conductor) that serves to divide a flow into several parts, to combine several flows into one, or to reroute a flow to any one of several possible destinations. 2. a pipe fitting with several side outlets to connect it with other pipes. 3. a fitting on an internal combustion engine made to receive exhaust gases from several cylinders. ...

manifold

A branched collection of pipes for inlet or exhaust gases.

Manifold

In mathematics, a manifold is a topological space that resembles Euclidean space near each point. More precisely, each point of an n-dimensional manifold has a neighbourhood that is homeomorphic to the Euclidean space of dimension n. Lines and circles, but not figure eights, are one-dimensional manifolds. Two-dimensional manifolds are also called ...
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Manifold

• (n.) A copy of a writing made by the manifold process. • (v. t.) To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter. • (n.) The third stomach of a ruminant animal. • (a.) Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated. • (a.) Exhibited at divers times or in variou...
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manifold

multiplex adjective many and varied; having many features or forms; `manifold reasons`; `our manifold failings`; `manifold intelligence`; `the multiplex opportunities in high technology`
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Manifold

[fluid mechanics] A manifold is a wide and/or bigger pipe, or channel, into which, or from which, smaller pipes or channels lead. Types of manifolds in engineering include: In biology manifolds are found in: Manifolds are used in: ...
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Manifold

[magazine] Manifold was a mathematical magazine published at the University of Warwick. Its philosophy was `It is possible to be serious about mathematics, without being solemn.` Its best known editor was the mathematician Ian Stewart who edited the magazine in the late 1960s. A 1969 edition of the magazine mentioned a game called `Finchley...
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Manifold

[Mathematics] The KASW logo from 2000 to 2003. ...
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Manifold

[scuba] In scuba diving a manifold is used to connect two diving cylinders (tanks) with breathing gas, providing a greater amount of gas for longer dive times and greater safety due to redundancy. Diving with two or more cylinders is associated with technical diving. ==Function== Longer and deeper dives require a greater amount of breathing...
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Manifold

Man'i·fold adjective [ Anglo-Saxon manigfeald . See Many , and Fold .] 1. Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated. « O Lord, how manifold are thy works!» Ps. civ. 24. « I know your manifold t...
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Manifold

Man'i·fold noun 1. A copy of a writing made by the manifold process. 2. (Mech.) A cylindrical pipe fitting, having a number of lateral outlets, for connecting one pipe with several others. 3. plural The third stomach of a ruminant animal. [ Local, U.S.]
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Manifold

Man'i·fold transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Manifolded ; present participle & verbal noun Manifolding .] To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter.
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Manifold

A branched collection of pipes for inlet or exhaust gases.
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Manifold

a filter assembly containing multiple ports and integral relating components which services more than one fluid circuit.
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Manifold

A header with outlets or branches to which a number of cylinders of gas may be connected.
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manifold

A mathematical object that, in geometrical terms, is nearly 'flat' on a small scale (though on a larger scale it may bend and twist into exotic and intricate forms). More precisely, a manifold is a topological space that looks locally like ordinary Euclidean space. Every manifold has a dimension, wh...
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Manifold

A pipe spool in which a number of incoming pipes are combined to feed to a common output line.
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manifold

in mathematics, topological space equipped with a family of local coordinate systems that are related to each other by coordinate transformations ... [10 related articles]
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manifold

many and varied; having many features or forms
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manifold

[adj] - many and varied 2. [n] - a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes 3. [v] - make multiple copies of
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