air pump

noun
|Updated on: 1 Jul 2018

Definition of air pump

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

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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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