English version

plunger

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Household, Tools, Engineering
plungerplung‧er /ˈplʌndʒə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 plunger.jpg DHTZa tool for clearing waste that is blocking a kitchen or bathroom pipe. It consists of a straight handle with a rubber cup on the end.2 TE technical a part of a machine that moves up and down
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plungerHow can a sink plunger be so horrific?His left index finger pressed firmly on the telephone plunger as if he were extinguishing a burning cigarette.
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