air pump

noun

Definition of air pump

  1. :  a pump for exhausting air from a closed space or for compressing air or forcing it through other apparatus

1653

First Known Use of air pump

1653


AIR PUMP Defined for English Language Learners

air pump

noun

Definition of air pump for English Language Learners

  • : a pump used for removing air from or adding air to something (such as a tire)


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