inflater
noun see inflate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inflater — In*flat er, n. One who, or that which, inflates; as, the inflaters of the stock exchange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inflater — See inflator. * * * …   Universalium

  • inflater — noun a) A pump used to inflate tires. b) Someone who inflates …   Wiktionary

  • inflater — n. person or thing that inflates; air pump …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inflater — in·flat·er …   English syllables

  • inflater — noun an air pump operated by hand to inflate something (as a tire) • Syn: ↑inflator • Derivationally related forms: ↑inflate (for: ↑inflator), ↑inflate • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • inflate — inflater, inflator, n. /in flayt /, v., inflated, inflating. v.t. 1. to distend; swell or puff out; dilate: The king cobra inflates its hood. 2. to cause to expand or distend with air or gas: to inflate a balloon. 3. to puff up with pride,… …   Universalium

  • Airbag — An airbag is part of a vehicle s safety restraint system, a flexible envelope designed for rapid inflation in an automobile collision, to prevent vehicle occupants from striking hard interior objects such as steering wheels. It is considered a… …   Wikipedia

  • inflator — noun an air pump operated by hand to inflate something (as a tire) • Syn: ↑inflater • Derivationally related forms: ↑inflate, ↑inflate (for: ↑inflater) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|fla|tor — «ihn FLAY tuhr», noun. = inflater. (Cf. ↑inflater) …   Useful english dictionary

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