Meaning of “intake” in the English Dictionary

"intake" in British English

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intakenoun

uk /ˈɪn.teɪk/ us /ˈɪn.teɪk/

intake noun (OPENING)

[ C ] an opening through which air, liquid, or gas is taken in:

The Tornado jet fighter-bomber has two air intakes, one at the base of each wing.

(Definition of “intake” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intake" in American English

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intakenoun [ U ]

us /ˈɪnˌteɪk/

the amount of something such as food, breath, or a liquid that is taken in by someone or something:

the intake of fuel in a vehicle
a deep intake of breath

(Definition of “intake” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)