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air pump

a device for pumping air in or out of something

air pump

[′er ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for removing air from an enclosed space or for adding air to an enclosed space.

Air Pump

[′er ‚pəmp]
(astronomy)

air pump

A pump used to exhaust or to compress air, or force it through another apparatus. Also see air compressor.
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Can I interest you in one of our air pumps today, madam?
Maxol's major Irish competitors Esso, Shell and Statoil do not charge customers for using air pumps.
Mini Foot Pump LLC has been importing and distributing air pumps since 2001 and has reached over 100,000 customers in many markets in that time.
Product Overview II-5 Types of Pumps II-5 Air Pumps II-5 Cryogenic Pumps II-5 Liquid Pumps II-5 Peristaltic Pump II-5 Variable Flow Peristaltic Pumps II-6 Piston Pumps II-6 Diaphragm Pump II-6 Vacuum Pumps II-7 Gear Pumps II-7 Hydraulic Pumps II-7 Centrifugal Pumps II-7 Metering Pumps II-8 Rotary Vane Pumps II-8 Determinants in Selecting a Pump II-8 Pressure Rating II-8 Pump Size II-8 Speed of a Pump II-8 Rate of Fluid Flow II-8 Efficiency II-8 Effect of Chemicals II-9 Size and Weight II-9 Environment II-9 Pumps: A Right Choice II-9 Materials of Construction and their Chemical Compatibility II-10
Hazard: These air pumps can overheat and explode during use, posing a risk of lacerations to the user and nearby consumers.
Cycloid's answer to this dilemma is an air pump that monitors and maintains tire pressure.
BorgWarner friction products, high-flow air pump, lubrication pump and twin turbochargers also provide powertrain benefits
The private placement proceeds received by the Company will be used for the completion of testing and building of additional Rand Cam(TM) air pumps for several fuel cell applications and for the testing of the air compressor, for air conditioning units, for bus applications, accounts payable and for general working capital.
March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first production of BorgWarner's high-flow air pump, which provides a 30-percent increase in air flow over previous-generation air pumps, is supplying the Porsche 997 Turbo 3.
Select Comfort (NASDAQ:SCSS) is a "sleep technology" company, if you will, as they feature adjustable firmness using low-noise air pumps in their mattresses.
Paul LaMarche, the Company's engineer for the Air Pump, reported today that the Rand Cam Air Pumps were installed on the American Component test stand and checked for continuous air pressure and volumetric outputs in comparison to the Mexican-built air pumps used for the Lumbar seat support systems.
Unlike electrically driven secondary air pumps, the new air charger works as a turbocharger.