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a pistonlike reciprocating part moving within the cylinder of a pump or hydraulic device.
a pistonlike part in the valve of a pneumatic tire.
. a device consisting of a handle with a rubber suction cup at one end, used as a force pump to free clogged drains and toilet traps.
a person or thing that
a reckless bettor or speculator.
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Nor, once the crisis struck, was he the only central banker to prove handy with monetary
is pulled and rotated to release the drive and allow it to slide out of the server's case.
So get the old rubber
to clear the blockage.
He even resorts to a toilet
on his mouth to clean him self up.
It's two plastic tubes, and one of them has a
and the monster's jaws spring open, ejecting a diseased-looking sour-candy tongue.
She insisted that she never pulled the sink
up and only used one sink and never filled it.
ball should be replaced by a
ball and the flapper should be replaced with a flapper.
is inserted into the cylinder and the head is installed around the
at the top of the cylinder.
moves the fluid from the bottom of the pump to the top of the pump.
British Dictionary definitions for
a rubber suction cup fixed to the end of a rod, used to clear blocked drains
a device or part of a machine that has a plunging or thrusting motion; piston
) a reckless gambler
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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