air-lift pump

noun

a pump that pumps liquid by injecting air into the lower end of an open pipe immersed in the liquid: often used in boreholes

Nearby words

  1. air-express,
  2. air-hardening,
  3. air-intake,
  4. air-lance,
  5. air-launched cruise missile,
  6. air-line,
  7. air-lock,
  8. air-logged,
  9. air-minded,
  10. air-raid shelter

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