What is another word for suction pump?
12 synonyms found
[ sˈʌkʃən pˈʌmp], [ sˈʌkʃən pˈʌmp], [ s_ˈʌ_k_ʃ_ə_n p_ˈʌ_m_p]
A suction pump is a device that removes air or other fluids from a particular area. There are various synonyms for this word such as vacuum pump, aspirator, extractor, and syphon pump. A vacuum pump is a mechanical device that creates a vacuum by removing air molecules from a sealed chamber or container. An aspirator is a type of suction pump commonly used in laboratories to transfer liquids while an extractor is used to remove gas or vapor from an area. Lastly, a syphon pump is designed to move liquids from one place to another using the force of gravity. All of these words essentially refer to the same type of device that creates suction or a vacuum to remove fluids.