Plunger

  • 1 Plunger — Plun ger, n. 1. One who, or that which, plunges; a diver. [1913 Webster] 2. A long solid cylinder, used, instead of a piston or bucket, as a forcer in pumps. [1913 Webster] 3. One who bets heavily and recklessly on a race; a reckless speculator.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 plunger — PLÚNGER, plungere, s.n. Piesă rotundă de şamotă la alimentatoarele automate cu sticlă topită, care ajută la formarea picăturii de sticlă. – Din fr., engl. plunger. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  plúnger s. m., pl. plúngere… …

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  • 3 Plunger — Plunger, s.v.w. Tauchkolben (s. Pumpenkolben) …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 4 plunger — index bettor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 plunger — as a mechanism, 1777, agent noun from PLUNGE (Cf. plunge) …

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  • 6 plunger — ► NOUN 1) a part of a device or mechanism that works with a plunging or thrusting movement. 2) a device consisting of a rubber cup on a long handle, used to clear blocked pipes by means of suction …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 plunger — [plun′jər] n. 1. a person who plunges, or dives 2. a large, rubber suction cup with a long handle, used to free clogged drains 3. any cylindrical device that operates with a plunging motion, as a piston 4. Informal a person who acts hastily or… …

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  • 8 Plunger — A plunger is a common device used to release stoppages in plumbing. The tool consists of a rubber cup with an attached stick shaft , usually made of wood or bronze. The cup is pushed down against the drain, and either pressed hard into the drain… …

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  • 9 Plunger — Der Ausdruck Plunger bezeichnet: einen Dämpfertyp für Blechblasinstrumente: Plunger Dämpfer den Kolben einer Pumpe, bzw. den Teil eines Verbrennungsmotors, siehe Plungerpumpe einen Teil der Glastropfendosierung in der Glasindustrie (siehe Feeder… …

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  • 10 Plunger — Plun|ger 〈[plʌ̣ndʒər] m. 3〉 = Tauchkolben [<engl. plunger „Taucher“] * * * Plun|ger [ plʌndʒə], (auch:) Plunscher, der; s, [engl. plunger, zu: to plunge = stoßen, treiben] (Technik): besonderer Kolben, bei dem zur Dichtung keine Kolbenringe,… …

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  • 11 plunger — UK [ˈplʌndʒə(r)] / US [ˈplʌndʒər] noun [countable] Word forms plunger : singular plunger plural plungers 1) an object used for pulling dirt out of a sink, bath etc that is blocked. It consists of a rubber cup fixed to a short stick. 2) a part of… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 plunger — noun Plunger is used after these nouns: ↑sink …

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  • 13 Plunger — Plun|ger [ plʌndʒɐ] u. Plun|scher der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. plunger zu to plunge »stoßen, treiben«> Kolben, bei dem zur Dichtung keine Kolbenringe, sondern Manschetten aus Stoff o. Ä. verwendet werden (Techn.) …

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  • 14 plunger — [[t]plʌ̱nʤə(r)[/t]] plungers N COUNT A plunger is a device for clearing waste pipes. It consists of a rubber cup on the end of a stick which you press down several times over the end of the pipe …

    English dictionary

  • 15 plunger — stūmoklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. piston; plunger vok. Kolben, m; Stempel, m; Tauchkolben, m rus. поршень, m pranc. piston, m; plongeur, m …

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  • 16 plunger — naras statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žmogus, dirbantis po vandeniu su specialia įranga. atitikmenys: angl. diver; plunger vok. Taucher, m rus. водолаз …

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  • 17 plunger — [1] Any immersing type of piston. [2] A hydraulic tappet component (e.g., in a valve). [3] An actuating element in an ignition lock. [4] A piston in a starter solenoid. Also see control plunger …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 18 plunger — noun Date: 1611 one that plunges: as a. diver b. a reckless gambler or speculator c. (1) a sliding reciprocating piece driven by or against fluid pressure; especially piston (2) a piece with a motion like that of a ram or piston d. a rubber… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 plunger — a long shaft used in fishing with a trammel net. The shaft is plunged into the water to scare fish into the net (English dialect) …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 20 plunger — /plun jeuhr/, n. 1. Mach. a pistonlike reciprocating part moving within the cylinder of a pump or hydraulic device. 2. Auto. a pistonlike part in the valve of a pneumatic tire. 3. Also called force cup, plumber s friend, plumber s helper. a… …

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