TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

ceiling diffuser [1 record]

Record 1 2011-05-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • HVAC Distribution Systems
DEF

An air diffuser located in the ceiling, and used to provide a horizontal distribution pattern of air over a zone occupied by people.

CONT

To introduce this volume [of air] without noticeable drafts, many devices have been developed: the perforated ceiling, the ceiling diffuser, the linear diffuser, and various forms of directional side wall grilles.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Distribution et évacuation (chauffage et conditionnement d'air)
CONT

Les diffuseurs plafonniers circulaires ou carrés permettent de souffler des débits importants avec une bonne répartition de l'air dans le local. (...) Les diffuseurs plafonniers nécessitent des hauteurs sous plafond assez importantes (...)

Spanish

Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2019
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: