airlock (plural airlocks)

  1. A sealed, airtight chamber, such as in a manned spacecraft or submarine, used to provide access to and from the sealed area without allowing air out or water in.
  2. Alternative form of air lock
  • French: sas
  • German: Luftschleuse, Druckschleuse
  • Italian: camera stagna
  • Portuguese: eclusa de ar
  • Russian: (атмосфе́рный OR перехо́дный) шлюз

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