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air pump

noun
1.
an apparatus for drawing in, compressing, or exhausting air.
2.
(initial capital letters) Astronomy. the constellation Antlia.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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British Dictionary definitions for air pump

air pump

noun
1.
a device for pumping air in or out of something
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