vacuum pump
noun Date: 1844 a pump for exhausting gas from an enclosed space

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  • Vacuum pump — Vacuum Vac u*um, n.; pl. E. {Vacuums}, L. {Vacua}. [L., fr. vacuus empty. See {Vacuous}.] 1. (Physics) A space entirely devoid of matter (called also, by way of distinction, absolute vacuum); hence, in a more general sense, a space, as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vacuum pump — vacuum ,pump noun count a pump that creates a VACUUM in an enclosed space …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vacuum pump — n. 1. a pump used to draw air or gas out of sealed space 2. PULSOMETER (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • 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 vacuum pump was invented in 1650 by Otto von Guericke. Types Pumps can be broadly categorized according to three… …   Wikipedia

  • vacuum pump — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms vacuum pump : singular vacuum pump plural vacuum pumps a pump that creates a vacuum in an enclosed space …   English dictionary

  • vacuum pump — Pulsometer Pul*som e*ter, n. [Pulse + meter.] [1913 Webster] 1. A device, with valves, for raising water by steam, partly by atmospheric pressure, and partly by the direct action of the steam on the water, without the intervention of a piston;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vacuum pump — vakuuminis siurblys statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. vacuum pump vok. Vakuumpumpe, f rus. вакуумный насос, m pranc. pompe à vide, f; pompe d aspiration, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • vacuum pump — vakuuminis siurblys statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įrenginys dujų ir garų slėgiui uždaroje ertmėje sumažinti. atitikmenys: angl. vacuum pump vok. Vakuumpumpe, f rus. вакуум насос, m pranc. pompe à vide, f …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • vacuum pump — vakuuminis siurblys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įrenginys dujų ir garų slėgiui uždaroje ertmėje sumažinti. atitikmenys: angl. vacuum pump rus. вакуум насос …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vacuum pump — vakuuminis siurblys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. vacuum pump vok. Vakuumpumpe, f rus. вакуумный насос, m pranc. pompe à vide, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • vacuum pump — vakuuminis siurblys statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Įrenginys vakuumui sukurti, padidinti ir palaikyti. Veikimo principas panašus kaip čiurkšlinio siurblio. Ypač giliam vakuumui sukurti naudojamas difuzinis siurblys. atitikmenys: angl.… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

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