bicycle pump

  1. a hand pump for pumping air into the tyres of a bicycle

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How to use bicycle pump in a sentence

  • Pumping air warms the bicycle pump in a way that pumping water or oil will not.

    A Text-Book of Astronomy | George C. Comstock
  • Use a bicycle pump to clean such parts of the sewing machine as you cannot reach with a cloth or with an old tooth brush.

    Food and Health | Anonymous
  • A current of air (from a bicycle pump, for instance) will remove the dust from the feathers when dry.

  • After it is wound it is placed in the fire and the molten resin forced out with a bicycle-pump.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats | Raymond Francis Yates
  • From this he took a piece of yellow leather and a shining object that looked like a bicycle pump.

    Caybigan | James Hopper