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airhose

[ air-hohz ]
/ ˈɛərˌhoʊz /
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noun
a hose for conducting air under pressure, as one connected to an air pump, an air brake, or a scuba tank.
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Origin of airhose

First recorded in 1905–10; air1 + hose
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How to use airhose in a sentence

  • 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
  • His legs wrapped around the man's waist and his hands got to work on the airhose.

    Duel on Syrtis|Poul William Anderson
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