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pump-actionadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈpʌmp.æk.ʃən/
used to refer to a device that operates by forcing something, especially air, in or out of a closed space or container: a pump-action shotgun a pump-action toilet
Translations of “pump-action”
in Chinese (Traditional) (裝置)拉推式的,壓出式的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (装置)拉推式的,压出式的…
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