plunger


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plung·er

 (plŭn′jər)
n.
1. One who plunges or dives.
2. A device consisting of a rubber suction cup attached to the end of a stick, used to unclog drains and pipes. Also called plumber's helper.
3. A part of a machine, tool, or device that operates wtih a thrusting or plunging movement, such as a piston.

plunger

(ˈplʌndʒə)
n
1. (Tools) a rubber suction cup fixed to the end of a rod, used to clear blocked drains
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a device or part of a machine that has a plunging or thrusting motion; piston
3. informal a reckless gambler

plung•er

(ˈplʌn dʒər)

n.
1. a pistonlike reciprocating part moving within the cylinder of a pump or hydraulic device.
2. 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.
3. a person or thing that plunges.
4. a reckless bettor or speculator.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plunger - someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gainsplunger - someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
adventurer, venturer - a person who enjoys taking risks
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
hedger - someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss
operator - a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets
scalper - someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost; "he got theater tickets through a scalper"
venture capitalist - a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)
2.plunger - someone who dives (into water)
swimmer - a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets; "he was an Olympic swimmer"
3.plunger - hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
4.plunger - mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
piston ring - seal consisting of a split metal ring that seals the gap between a piston and the cylinder wall
piston rod - connecting rod that moves or is moved by a piston
reciprocating engine - an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
Translations
آلة لتَنْظيف المَجاري بِتَنْظيف الأنابيب
plunžr
svupper
drullusokkur
plunžer

plunger

[ˈplʌndʒəʳ] N (Tech) → émbolo m; (for clearing drain) → desatascador m

plunger

[ˈplʌndʒər] n (for blocked sink)(débouchoir m à) ventouse f

plunger

n
(= piston)Tauchkolben m
(for clearing drain) → Sauger m
(= speculator)Spekulant(in) m(f)

plunger

[ˈplʌndʒəʳ] n (for clearing drain) → sturalavandini m inv

plunge

(plandʒ) verb
1. to throw oneself down (into deep water etc); to dive. He plunged into the river.
2. to push (something) violently or suddenly into. He plunged a knife into the meat.
noun
an act of plunging; a dive. He took a plunge into the pool.
ˈplunger noun
an instrument for clearing blocked pipes etc by suction.
take the plunge
to (decide to) start doing something new or difficult.

plunger

n (of a syringe) émbolo
References in classic literature ?
The former sighs from time to time as the oil plunger rises and falls half an inch.
Although they are a bit more difficult to use than a plunger, once you get the hang of using them they are invaluable tools.
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The TPE seal, which is mounted on the end of the plunger, needs to provide a leakproof seal with the syringe barrel.
Over recent years there has been a rise in demand for single-use syringes and a clear move from rubber to TPE for plunger seals.
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This will help create a stronger vacuum with the plunger.
The study found that BD's syringe plunger allowed repeatedly for high levels of syringe plunger contamination by hazardous drugs under routine drug preparation conditions, while EQUASHIELD[sup.
AcidLine syringes can be designed and produced to meet the customer's needs; the plunger shape, dimensions and the connector seal are configurable options selected by the customer based on application needs and demands.
Also in the bathroom, if the basin or bath is blocked or draining slowly, it can be cleared with a plunger.
The plunger components are washed and sterilized prior to delivery to the drug manufacturer.
Along with the overshoot issue, clutches will bum out just before setpoint is reached, as the operator feathers the clutch to control the speed of the plunger pump.