pump

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  • Info A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action. more...
  • Attempts have been made to keep water out but pumping has not worked.
  • The player must get close to them without being touched and start pumping.
  • It was closed and is now used only as a water pumping station.
  • When the power failed and the pumps stopped she went to the bottom.
  • During its first year, the newspaper reported a local fire and called for a town water pump.
  • Most images show only the engine side, giving no information on the pumps.
  • This well would probably have been the one known as the White Pump.
  • When water is pumped from a well the water level in the well falls.
  • Where no external water supply is available, back pumping systems may be employed.
  • The cars are designed to be filled up at a high-pressure pump.
  • Most of the ground water pumping power can be met directly by solar power.
  • There was also a town pump and a small park near the water tank.
  • The primary responsibility of the heart is to pump blood throughout the body.
  • It has since been replaced with a pumping plant to improve fish passage.
  • They also allow for only one breast to be pumped at a time.
  • In addition, water was pumped from under ground sources by wind power.
  • In town hall, the oldest hand-pump fire-engine in the country is on display.
  • The spring still exists and is now the site of a small modern pumping station.
  • Low-cost off-peak electric power is used to run the pumps.
  • The plant contained seven pumps with a total capacity of per second.
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Meaning of pump

  • noun A mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun A low-cut shoe without fastenings
  • verb Operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal
    pump the gas pedal
  • verb Deliver forth
    pump bullets into the dummy
  • verb Draw or pour with a pump
  • verb Supply in great quantities
    Pump money into a project
  • verb Flow intermittently
  • verb Move up and down
    The athlete pumps weights in the gym
  • verb Raise (gases or fluids) with a pump
  • verb Question persistently
    She pumped the witnesses for information