vacuum pump

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vacuum pump

n.
1. A pump used to evacuate an enclosure.
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vacuum pump

n
(General Engineering) a pump for producing a low gas pressure
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vacuum pump - a pump that moves air in or out of somethingvacuum pump - a pump that moves air in or out of something
condensation pump, diffusion pump - vacuum pump used to obtain a high vacuum
inflater, inflator - an air pump operated by hand to inflate something (as a tire)
ion pump - a vacuum pump that removes gas by ionizing the atoms or molecules and adsorbing them on a metal surface
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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