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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Mechanical device that has a thrusting motion; Hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; Someone who dives (into water); Someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains.

Usage examples (35)
  • Explosive sink and toilet plunger is a gift from the gods
  • Well, as I write this by lantern-light I am wondering if my lantern plunger is interchangeable with the one on the stove.
  • When the plunger is released, Spring 1 expands, which pulls Rod 1 back (remember that the distance can be no more than one unit).
  • A set of dies consists of a top die, also called a plunger, and a bottom die. for more
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