airjack

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noun air·jack \ˈer-ˌjak\

Definition of airjack

plural

airjacks

  1. :  a mechanism used for lifting a heavy object (such as a vehicle) off the ground by means of an inflatable support It is Esquivel's job to place the airjack in position to lift the car so that it can be refueled and the tires can be replaced—all in a matter of seconds. — Marc Carig, Monterey County Herald (California), 10 June 2002

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Origin and Etymology of airjack

3air + 1jack


First Known Use: 1894


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