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air compressor

[′er ‚kəm′pres·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine that increases the pressure of air by increasing its density and delivering the fluid against the connected system resistance on the discharge side.

air compressor

air compressor
A machine which draws in air at atmospheric pressure, then compresses it to pressures higher than atmospheric and delivers it at a rate sufficient to operate pneumatic tools or equipment.
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