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airlock  air lock  air-lock
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A chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure WordNet 3.0
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A chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
An airlock, air-lock or air lock, often abbreviated to just lock, is a compartment with doors which can be sealed against pressure which permits the passage of people and objects between environments of differing pressure or atmospheric composition while minimizing the change of pressure in the adjoining spaces and mixing of environments. Wikipedia
Compartment allowing easy transfer between environments with different air pressures Wikidata
An airtight chamber, usually located between two regions of unequal pressure, in which air pressure can be regulated. OmegaWiki
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