Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device for sending a stream of air outward.

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Examples

  • But I, in encountering great pressures at the bottom of the sea, was obliged to shut my head like that of a diver in a ball of copper; and it is into this ball of copper that the two pipes, the inspirator and the expirator, open.

    The Literary World Seventh Reader

  • But I, in encountering great pressures at the bottom of the sea, was obliged to shut my head, like that of a diver in a ball of copper; and it is to this ball of copper that the two pipes, the inspirator and the expirator, open.”

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • But I, in encountering great pressures at the bottom of the sea, was obliged to shut my head, like that of a diver in a ball of copper; and it is to this ball of copper that the two pipes, the inspirator and the expirator, open. "

    Vingt mille lieues sous les mers. English

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