Definition of Aspirator

1. Noun. A pump that draws air or another gas through a liquid.

Generic synonyms: Pump
Derivative terms: Aspirate



Definition of Aspirator

1. n. An apparatus for passing air or gases through or over certain liquids or solids, or for exhausting a closed vessel, by means of suction.

Definition of Aspirator

1. Noun. A pump which draws gas through a liquid. ¹

2. Noun. A pump for removing gases or liquids. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aspirator

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aspirator

1. A tube like a straw which the dentist puts in your mouth to suck up all the saliva. (08 Jan 1998)

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Literary usage of Aspirator

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions by Michigan State Medical Society (1879)
"However, symptons of a return of the abscess appeared, and she consulted her physician for the purpose of having the aspirator used again. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"An aspirator which works by a constant stream of water and does not require ... The volume of air drawn through this aspirator is not equal to that of the ..."

3. The Pathology and treatment of venereal diseases by Freeman Josiah Bumstead (1879)
"As already stated, the use of the aspirator appears to be devoid of danger, even if the trocar [Misses through a fold of the ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1873)
"This principle he embodied in his instrument, the pneumatic aspirator.] In describing how to work the aspirator, I cannot do better than make use of Dr. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"A new Form of aspirator. By CHARLES A. KOHN, Ph.D., B.Sc., and T. LEWIS BAILEY, ... The advantage of this form of aspirator is its evenness and continuity. ..."

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