vacuum pump

noun

Definition of vacuum pump

: a pump for exhausting gas from an enclosed space

Examples of vacuum pump in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020 The output of the mechanical vacuum pump can decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist. USA TODAY, "Car recalls for October 29-Nov. 5," 5 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of vacuum pump

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Vacuum pump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacuum%20pump. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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