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ma shEn' er E, a system by which action is maintained or a result is obtained

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Hauksbee's Air Pump
Hauksbee's Air Pump
Francis Hauksbee first demonstrated his "New Invented Air Pump" at a meeting of the Royal Society in London in December 1703. The principle of Hauksbee's device is very similar to that of a bicycle pump, adapted to suck rather than blow.

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Biography
Biography

Machines In General
Machines in General
an apparatus consisting of interrelated parts with separate functions, used in the performance of some kind of work

Agricultural Machinery

Hoisting and Conveying Machinery
Hoisting and Conveying Machinery
to raise or lift, especially by some mechanical appliance; to take from one place to another

Sewing Machines
Sewing Machines
to make, repair. join, or attach by stitches

Steam Engineering
Steam Engineering
water changed to steam by boiling and used to generate mechanical power and/or heat

Vacuum Technology
Vacuum Technology
an enclosed space from which matter, especially air, has been removed

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