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as·pi·ra·tor

 (ăs′pə-rā′tər)
n.
1. A device for removing liquids or gases by suction, especially an instrument that uses suction to remove substances, such as mucus or serum, from a body cavity.
2. A suction pump used to create a partial vacuum.

aspirator

(ˈæspɪˌreɪtə)
n
(General Engineering) a device employing suction, such as a jet pump or one for removing fluids from a body cavity

as•pi•ra•tor

(ˈæs pəˌreɪ tər)

n.
1. an apparatus employing suction.
2. a suction pump that operates by the pressure differential created by the high-speed flow of a fluid past an intake orifice.
3. a suction instrument used in aspirating fluids from the body.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aspirator - a pump that draws air or another gas through a liquidaspirator - a pump that draws air or another gas through a liquid
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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