liquid piston rotary compressor

liquid piston rotary compressor

[′lik·wəd ¦pis·tən ¦rōd·ə·rē kəm′pres·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A rotary compressor in which a multiblade rotor revolves in a casing partly filled with liquid, for example, water.
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