Meaning of PLUNGER in English



Pronunciation: ' pl ə n-j ə r

Function: noun

Date: 1611

: one that plunges: as a : DIVER b : a reckless gambler or speculator c (1) : a sliding reciprocating piece driven by or against fluid pressure especially : PISTON (2) : a piece with a motion like that of a ram or piston d : a rubber suction cup on a handle used to free plumbing traps and waste outlets of obstructions

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