air cleaner


noun

a filtering device for removing impurities from air: Many cars have air cleaners with replaceable filters.

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Origin of air cleaner

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for air cleaner

air cleaner

noun

a filter that prevents dust and other particles from entering the air-intake of an internal-combustion engineAlso called: air filter
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