from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pump used to inflate tires.
- n. Someone who inflates.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, inflates.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which inflates or distends; specifically, one who inflates prices. As applied to certain mechanical appliances, also spelled inflator.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an air pump operated by hand to inflate something (as a tire)
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If someone invents a tit-inflater I am willing to pay $$$ for it.
The tools were still set out on the workbench, the power drill, the fine diamond bit, the needle inflater for a basketball pump, and the tube of epoxy sealant.
And then the built-in inflater was also in last year's bill.
In preparation for longer land trips down to Mindanao, I purchased an electronic tire inflater and other road tools and paraphernalia.
As we don't have a tyre inflater we unfortunately were unable to venture further through the National Park.
These costs, plus salaries, are a built-in inflater of school budgets, and they account for 70 percent of spending.
And here's where something that really, really infuriated me happened, just when I was trying to take measures to reduce a huge inflater of inventories --- notecards.
An option is the "Air-2" integrated secondary, which means that your power inflater also doubles as a backup second-stage regulator.
a traffic-inflater that automatically republishes RSS feeds merely as an excuse to display ads.