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Definition of the noun air pump
What does air pump mean as a name of something?
- a pump that moves air in or out of something
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of air pump: vacuum pump
- more generic word: pump = a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
- more specific terms:
Air pump: An air pump is a device for pushing air. Examples include a bicycle pump, pumps that are used to aerate an aquarium or a pond via an airstone; a gas compressor used to power a pneumatic tool, air horn or pipe organ; a bellows used to encourage a fire; a vacuum cleaner and a vacuum pump.
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Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
Mixed sciences, vol. 6
The air pump of Mr. Watt's engine requires to be of large dimensions, and the condenser is generally of the same size, by which means the rarefaction of any elastic vapour contained in the condenser will be equal to half at every stroke; that is, ...
by James R. Pfafflin, Edward N. Ziegler
An air pump provides the necessary oxygen-rich mixture and the heat of ...
by Andrew Lee Dyke
3—Showing a compound air pump with an air pressure gauge attached. The gauge shows the air pressure being put in tire. Fig. spark is of the. type which screws into a spark plug hole and operates through the compression of the engine.
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- Kenya - Air pump
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- HAP001 Hand Air Pump
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- Attach to Air Pump
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- Air pump block off plate
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- Steam Powered Air Pump
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- The Michelin Man Air Pump
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- Double Action Hand Pump - Piston Air Pump
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Air pump Meaning
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