impeller

Definitions

Aviation

Cars & Driving

  • noun a rotating member of a centrifugal pump which is equipped with vanes to convert mechanical energy into fluid energy
  • noun a driving member connected to the crankshaft via drive plate and converter cover which generates the fluid flow inside the converter.

Construction

  • The vaned member of a rotary pump that employs centrifugal force to convey fluids from intake to discharge.
  • A related device used to force pressurized gas in a given direction.
  • In ventilation, a device that rotates to move air.
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