an apparatus or device employing suction.
Hydraulics. a suction pump that operates by the pressure differential created by the high-speed flow of a fluid past an intake orifice.
Medicine/Medical. an instrument for removing body fluids by suction.
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How to use aspirator in a sentence
aspirator, an instrument used to promote the flow of a gas from one vessel into another by means of a liquid.
Sterile water in aspirator jar with delivery nozzle controlled by a spring clip.
At this rate the aspirator bottle will empty itself in just under three hours.
Arrange the flask with its ice casing just above the neck of the aspirator bottle.
Shut off the tap and make up the contents of the aspirator bottle to 10 litres again.
British Dictionary definitions for aspirator
a device employing suction, such as a jet pump or one for removing fluids from a body cavity
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