cryopump

noun
cryo·​pump | \ ˈkrīō+ˌ \

Definition of cryopump

: a vacuum pump whose operation involves the freezing and adsorption of gases on cold surfaces at very low temperatures

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Other Words from cryopump

cryopump intransitive verb

First Known Use of cryopump

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryopump

cryo- + pump entry 1

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“Cryopump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryopump. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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