Definitions for vacuum pump

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. air pump, vacuum pump(noun)

    a pump that moves air in or out of something

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  1. vacuum pump(Noun)

    A piece of equipment used for extraction of gas or vapour from an enclosed space, leaving the container with a partial vacuum.

  2. Origin: vacuum + pump

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  1. Vacuum pump

    A vacuum pump is a device that removes gas molecules from a sealed volume in order to leave behind a partial vacuum. The first vacuum pump was invented in 1650 by Otto von Guericke, and was preceded by the suction pump, which dates to antiquity.

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