an air pump operated by hand to inflate something (as a tire)
Syn: ↑inflater
Derivationally related forms: ↑inflate, ↑inflate (for: ↑inflater)
Hypernyms: ↑air pump, ↑vacuum pump

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inflatˈor or inflatˈer noun
1. Someone who, or something that, inflates
2. A cycle pump
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Main Entry:inflate

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