air·​jack | \ ˈer-ˌjak How to pronounce airjack (audio) \
plural airjacks

Definition of airjack

: 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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First Known Use of airjack

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for airjack

air entry 3 + jack entry 1

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“Airjack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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