Definition of Air compressor

1. Noun. A compressor that takes in air at atmospheric pressure and delivers it at a higher pressure.

Generic synonyms: Compressor

Definition of Air compressor

1. Noun. A machine for generating compressed air, typically for use by air-powered tools or paint sprayers. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Air Compressor

air bubble
air burst
air bursts
air cadet
air cadets
air cargo
air carrier
air carriers
air castle
air cell
air cells
air cells of auditory tube
air chamber
air cleaner
air cleaners
air compressor (current term)
air conditioner
air conditioners
air conditioning
air conduction
air contrast barium enema
air contrast enema
air corridor
air cover
air crew
air current
air cushion
air cushion vehicle
air cushion vehicles
air cushions

Literary usage of Air compressor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"*A portable air compressor outfit is here shown; and can be moved to different parts of ... Thia operates the air compressor which stores air into the tank. ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"Controlling the Output of the air compressor. Frank Richards. Concerning a device for automatically varying the output of an air compressor. Ills. 2000 w. ..."

3. Pumping by Compressed Air by Edmund Masters Ivens (1914)
"Air-compressor Installation and Operation.* — The large majority of "*=*"»"'g of unsatisfactory ... air compressor Installation and Operation, by EM Ivens. ..."

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