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airhose

[air-hohz] /ˈɛərˌhoʊz/
noun
1.
a hose for conducting air under pressure, as one connected to an air pump, an air brake, or a scuba tank.
Origin of airhose
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; air1 + hose
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  • His legs wrapped around the man's waist and his hands got to work on the airhose.

    Duel on Syrtis Poul William Anderson
  • With a shock of horror, the man heard the hiss of escaping air as Kreega's beak and fingers finally worried the airhose loose.

    Duel on Syrtis Poul William Anderson

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