Definition of Inflater

1. Noun. An air pump operated by hand to inflate something (as a tire).

Exact synonyms: Inflator
Generic synonyms: Air Pump, Vacuum Pump
Derivative terms: Inflate, Inflate

Definition of Inflater

1. n. One who, or that which, inflates; as, the inflaters of the stock exchange.

Definition of Inflater

1. Noun. A pump used to inflate tires. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who inflates. ¹

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Definition of Inflater

1. one that inflates [n -S] - See also: inflates

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inflater

inflammatory oedema
inflammatory papillary hyperplasia
inflammatory polyp
inflammatory pseudotumour
inflammatory response
inflammatory rheumatism
inflatable cushion
inflatable implant
inflatable splint
inflater (current term)
inflation rate
inflation therapy
inflationary spiral

Literary usage of Inflater

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

1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1898)
"The other necessary part of the outfit is a cycle tyre inflater, ... On forcing down the piston of the inflater the air passes through the slit в into the ..."

2. The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Guide by National Collegiate Athletic Association (1906)
"... complete with a pure Para rubber guaranteed bladder, a foot ball inflater, ... guaranteed bladder, foot ball inflater, rawhide lace and lacing needle. ..."

3. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1881)
"Accordingly I enticed a stray dog into my yard, and having firmly secured him, I thrust the point of the tube of my inflater under the skin and blew up the ..."

4. Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide ...: Foot Ball Rules as Recommended by by Walter Camp, National Collegiate Athletic Association (1915)
"Nickel case Each, $2.50 "Club" Foot Ball inflater Cylinder ... Foot Ball inflater No.3. Made of brass, nickel-plated and polished. Cylinder ')'; inches long ..."

5. The History of the Celtic Language: Wherein it is Shown to be Based Upon by Lachlan Maclean (1840)
"It is difficult, however, to separate this idea from the ab or aub, the inflater, the priest of the inflater, and perhaps the water-worship. ..."

6. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"In addition, we have updated cost estimates to 1990 dollars by adjusting the original figures using the Consumer Price Index-U inflater. ..."

7. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1908)
"Pynchon: "Either a Pocket Inhaler or a Middle Ear inflater." -VY Medical Record, June 11, 189S. " Pynchon: "Nasal Bougies and Drainage Tubes. ..."

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