HyperDic: plunger

English > 4 senses of the word plunger:
NOUNperson plunger, speculatorsomeone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
person plunger, diversomeone who dives (into water)
artifactplunger, plumber's helperhand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber / rubber suction cup at one end
artifactplunger, pistonmechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion
plunger > pronunciation
Soundsplah'njher
RhymesAlger ... wager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > plunger: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains.
Synonymspeculator
Narrowerhedgersomeone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss
operatorA speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets
scalpersomeone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost
venture capitalistA speculator who makes money available for innovative / innovative projects (especially in high technology)
Broaderadventurer, venturerA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
gamblerA person who wagers money on the outcome of games / games / games or sporting events
Spanishespeculador
Catalanespeculador
English > plunger: 4 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who dives (into water).
Synonymdiver
BroaderswimmerA trained athlete who participates in swimming meets
Spanishbus, buzo, saltador
Catalanbus
Verbsplungethrust or throw into
plungefall abruptly
English > plunger: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaninghand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber / rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains.
Synonymplumber's helper
Broaderhand toolA tool used with workers' hands
Spanishsopapa
Verbsplungeimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
plungethrust or throw into
English > plunger: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningmechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion.
Synonympiston
Part ofreciprocating engineAn internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
Partspiston ringseal consisting of a split metal ring that seals the gap / gap between a piston and the cylinder wall
piston rodconnecting rod that moves or is moved by a piston
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishémbolo, piston, pistón
Catalanèmbol, pistó
Verbsplungethrust or throw into

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