Definition of cryopump in English:

cryopump

noun

  • A vacuum pump in which molecules of gases and vapours are trapped by causing them to condense on a surface maintained at a very low temperature.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Compressed Air Magazine. From cryo- + pump.

Pronunciation

cryopump

/ˈkrʌɪə(ʊ)pʌmp/