Who invented the air compressor?
The concept of the air compressor has been around for centuries. After all, humans are equipped with lungs, which are prototypes of air compressors. The modern air compressor developed from Otto Von Guericke's vacuum pump.
Answer and Explanation:
John Smeaton is credited with creating one of the first, modern air compressors.
Otto Von Guericke's invention of the vacuum pump in the 1650's...
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from AP World History: Exam PrepChapter 19 / Lesson 7