air ejector


Definition of air ejector

1 : a device that removes air and other gases from steam condensers through the suction action of a stream jet
2 : a small jet pump (as a filter pump)

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First Known Use of air ejector

1873, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Air ejector.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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