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aspirator


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aspirator  \As"pi*ra`tor\,  n. 
  1.  (Chem.)  An  apparatus  for  passing  air  or  gases  through  or 
  over  certain  liquids  or  solids,  or  for  exhausting  a  closed 
  vessel,  by  means  of  suction. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  An  instrument  for  the  evacuation  of  the  fluid 
  contents  of  tumors  or  collections  of  blood. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aspirator 
  n  :  a  pump  that  draws  air  or  another  gas  through  a  liquid 




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