air lance meaning

  "air lance" in a sentence

A rod-shaped device for directing a high-velocity stream of compressed air; used to clean away debris from a surface.


  1. The earth to be sucked out may be loosened first with a compressed-air lance, or a powerful water jet.
  2. Typically, vacuum excavation loosens the soil with a blunt-nosed high pressure air lance or water source and immediately vacuums away loosened material.

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