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Meaning of "air pump" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AIR PUMP

air pump play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AIR PUMP

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Air pump is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AIR PUMP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

air pump

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. The first effective air pump constructed in England for scientific purposes was made in 1658 by Robert Hooke for Robert Boyle.

Definition of air pump in the English dictionary

The definition of air pump in the dictionary is a device for pumping air in or out of something.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AIR PUMP

air mattress
air mile
Air Miles
air miss
Air Officer
air pistol
air plant
air pocket
air power
air pressure
air purifier
air quality
air rage
air raid
air rifle
air sac
air scoop
Air Scout
air shaft
air shot

WORDS THAT END LIKE AIR PUMP

air-lift pump
beer pump
bicycle pump
breast pump
centrifugal pump
cycle pump
electromagnetic pump
filter pump
force pump
fuel pump
gas pump
heat pump
lift pump
parish pump
petrol pump
pump
rotary pump
stomach pump
suction pump
turbo pump
vacuum pump

Synonyms and antonyms of air pump in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «air pump» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AIR PUMP

Find out the translation of air pump to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of air pump from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «air pump» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

气泵
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bomba de aire
570 millions of speakers

English

air pump
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वायु पंप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مضخة الهواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

воздушный насос
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bomba de ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বায়ুনিষ্কাশনযন্ত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Pompe à air
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pam udara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Luftpumpe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空気ポンプ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공기 펌프
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pompa udara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

máy bơm không khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காற்றடிப்பான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हवा पंप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hava pompası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pompa di aria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pompa powietrza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

повітряний насос
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pompa de aer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντλία αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lug pomp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

luftpump
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

luftpumpe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of air pump

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AIR PUMP»

The term «air pump» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.639 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about air pump

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AIR PUMP»

Discover the use of air pump in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to air pump and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the ...
In a new introduction, the authors describe how science and its social context were understood when this book was first published, and how the study of the history of science has changed since then.
Steven Shapin, Simon Schaffer, 2011
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Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the ...
In a new introduction, the authors describe how science and its social context were understood when this book was first published, and how the study of the history of science has changed since then.
Steven Shapin, Simon Schaffer, 2011
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An Experiment With An Air Pump
An. Experiment. With. An. Air. Pump. 1799. On the eve of a new century, a house buzzes with scientific experiments, furtive romance and farcical amateur dramatics. 1999. In a world of scientific chaos, cloning and genetic engineering, the ...
Shelagh Stephenson, 2014
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Performance Study of a Regenerative Flow Compressor as a ...
This thesis reviews the status of regenerative flow pumps and compressors (RFP/RFC) for fuel emission reduction, and proposes design guidelines with the aim to improve their flow and efficiency.
Younes Elkacimi, 2007
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Pneumatics; Embracing the Air-Pump and the Diving-Bell
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873* Excerpt: ...to the true interval.
John Henry Pepper, 2012
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An Essay on the Air-pump and Atmospheric Railway: Containing ...
Multiply the*square of the diameter of the air-pump piston in inches by its velocity in feet per minute, and divide the product by 88 times the square of the diameter of the tube piston in inches ; the quotient will be the velocity in miles per hour, ...
William Turnbull, William Turnbull (engineer.), 1847
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Ice Cream
According to Mitten and Neirinckx (1986), "With the two- pump arrangements, the mix or mix-air pump works against only the cylinder pressure, while the discharge or ice cream pump works against the difference between the downstream line ...
Robert T. Marshall, H. Douglas Goff, Richard W. Hartel, 2003
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The Scientific Revolution: An Encyclopedia
Air Pumps The air pump, which created a vacuum by removing air from a sealed container,was one of the most dramatic inventions of the seventeenth century. Its originator was Otto von Guericke (1602–1686), who publicly demonstrated an ...
William E. Burns, 2001
9
The Development of the Mercurial Air-Pump
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Silvanus Phillips Thompson, 2011
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A treatise on the steam-engine in its various applications ...
416 Length of end journals of air pump crosshcad = 37 inches, or 3T7ff inches. Thickness of the web of air pump crosshead at middle s= 276 inches, or a little more than 2J inches. Depth of web of air pump crosshead at middle = 10 29 inches, ...
John Bourne, Artizan club (London, England), 1861

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AIR PUMP»

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Clean Air Solutions Offered
It replaces the bike lockers that stood at 1020 Chapala Street for more than 20 years and is equipped with vertical racks, an air pump, and ... «Santa Barbara Independent, Jul 15»
2
Police blotter for July 4
... Crossing and English Road in Greece, then stole tools, including a table saw, a chop saw, a compound saw, an air pump and a half-ton jack. «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
Obi's Filling Station an ode to influential father, love of burgers
In the front of the building, there will even be an old-style air pump that people can use to fill their bicycle tires or beach toys at no charge. «St. Augustine Record, Jul 15»
4
Bubble Wrap will soon lose its pop
Those that hope to use the iBubble product must purchase a special air pump, as iBubble shipping wrap comes shipped deflated. This pump ... «SlashGear, Jul 15»
5
"Nemo's Garden" grows terrestrial crops underwater
Now, this could easily be solved by an air pump, but that raises the complexity of this system by an order of magnitude. Which means money ... «Gizmag, Jul 15»
6
2015 Audi Q3 | new car sales price
One person with an air pump can set up the entire tent in just three minutes. Another four minutes is all it takes to connect the tent to the Q3 via ... «Cars Guide, Jul 15»
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Metro government teams up with Sheller's to install bike repair stations
Each station has an air pump and tool kits riders can use to make minor repairs. Scheller's Fitness donated the $13,000 for installation and ... «WLKY Louisville, Jun 15»
8
Industry Ticker: Timbuk2 set to open retail store in Portland
Bike-centric highlights of the new Timbuk2 store include a repair station with loaner tools and an air pump and a free bikeshare program for ... «BikePortland.org, Jun 15»
9
Gilpin man to stand trial for child luring
He grabbed an air pump from his backseat and pumped air into a tire. The youths said they weren't happy about it but didn't call for help ... «Tribune-Review, Jun 15»
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Watch Channing Tatum and Jimmy Fallon Perform Kid-Written …
... the world from aliens (well, technically, not saving the world from aliens), and helping a little boy fix his bike tire with his “magic” air pump. «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Air pump [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/air-pump>. Mar 2019 ».
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