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Definition 1: mechanical device that has a plunging or thrusting motion - [noun denoting artifact]

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(plunger is a kind of ...) mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

(plunger is a part of ...) seal consisting of a split metal ring that seals the gap between a piston and the cylinder wall

(plunger is a part of ...) connecting rod that moves or is moved by a piston

(... is part of plunger) an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders

Definition 2: hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains - [noun denoting artifact]

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(plunger is a kind of ...) a tool used with workers' hands

Definition 3: someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains - [noun denoting person]

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(plunger is a kind of ...) a person who enjoys taking risks

(plunger is a kind of ...) a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events

(... is a kind of plunger ) someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss

(... is a kind of plunger ) a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets

(... is a kind of plunger ) someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost

"he got theater tickets through a scalper"

(... is a kind of plunger ) a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)

Definition 4: someone who dives (into water) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for plunger in the sense of this definition

(plunger is a kind of ...) a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets

"he was an Olympic swimmer"

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