Sprengel pump

noun

Definition of Sprengel pump

: an air pump in which exhaustion is produced by drops of mercury running down a narrow tube and trapping bubbles of gas between them

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History and Etymology for Sprengel pump

after Herman J. P. Sprengel

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“Sprengel pump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sprengel%20pump. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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