Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. exhaust, exhaust pipe
  • n. one who exhausts or depletes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, exhausts or draws out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which exhausts; specifically, in gas-making, a device for preventing the reflex pressure of gas upon the retorts.

Etymologies

exhaust +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tonawanda Coke, which for months has been at the center of a battle over air pollution in the town, was cited for having multiple malfunctions to its "exhauster" - a piece of equipment that forces the smoke produced in the coking process into a containment system for treatment.

    Tonawanda News Homepage

  • In coal-gas works this office is generally given over wholly or in part to a special machine, known as the exhauster, but this machine could not be advantageously employed for pumping acetylene unless the installation were of very great magnitude.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • The company's $16 million project is aimed at creating a lighter 'exhauster' that also improves air velocity and reduces vehicle noise.

    Toronto Sun

  • I am also very interested in their relationship with Beale and his exhauster - I wrote some of that up in Bygone Kent too.

    Gaslight and Brian Donkin

  • The article does mention the younger Donkin's work on the exhauster with John Beale but fails to mention that this was developed by Beale on the GREENWICH PENINSULA.

    Gaslight - hopefully not the last!

  • One of the most insignificant-looking men I ever saw then became the destroyer of nations, the leveller of mountains, the exhauster of the ocean.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • At the recent Congress of the Societe Technique de l'Industrie du Gaz en France, M. M.izel, Chief Engineer of the St. Etienne Gas Works, described a new exhauster devised by him on the reciprocating principle, and for which he claims certain advantages over the appliances now in general use.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885

  • The total superficial area of the exhauster above described, including the governor, is 150 square feet; and its capacity per 24 hours is

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885

  • The principal advantages to be gained by the use of this exhauster are stated by M. M.izel to be the following: Considerably less motive force is necessary than is the case with other exhausters, which require steam engines and all the auxiliary mechanism for the transmission of power.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885

  • This process is assisted by the use of an exhauster of the usual construction.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883

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