Sprengel pump
Sprengel pump Spreng"el pump` (spr[e^]ng"el p[u^]mp`). (Physics) A form of air pump in which exhaustion is produced by a stream of mercury running down a narrow tube, in the manner of an aspirator; -- named from the inventor. [1913 Webster]

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