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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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While glamorous glass cockpits are probably the wave of the future, in the real world the vast majority of airplanes still sport round-dial panels with gyros spun by air pumps that either suck or blow.
Bill Brown, Vice President and General Manager of RENA OEM Sales, said there have been some surprising reactions to the air pumps when first tested by customers like Bailey.
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Get your castnet, stuff that into the insulated Longerlife Collapsing Bait Cooler (Baitkit.com), put the air pump and batteries in a Zip-Loc, and put that in the front hatch.
It discovered that the specialty design of its air pump, which had been previously tested in medical products, aquariums, lab instruments, and other industrial systems, was an ideal fit for aromatherapy products.
It appears the air pump exploded and he was blown out of his bed.
Guericke, having invented the air pump (see 1645), used it to demonstrate the power of air pressure, beginning in 1654.
Curtains cover the garage door and the room has a sofa, TV, wall lights plus an air pump for tyres.
A MOTHER and daughter were left terrified when a pensioner picked up an air pump and smashed it into their car.
The panel powers an air pump that sits on the floor of the water tank.
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