pump

a device that increases the pressure on a fluid or raises it to a higher level. Various types of pumps include the bottomhole pump, centrifugal pump, hydraulic pump, jet pump, mud pump, reciprocating pump, rotary pump, sucker rod pump, and submersible pump

Pump

i) centrifugal. Pump in which liquid is thrown into delivery volute by centrifugal force from vanes of rapidly rotating impeller
ii) diaphragm. Pump similar in action to piston pump but with oscillating plate and flexible membrane in place of piston
iii) gear. Pump in which liquid is transferred from inlet to outlet in spaces between teeth on two meshing gears and casting
iv) injector. Device through which residual liquid in sprayer can be circulated, so as to draw in water at greater rates than can be achieved by using pump directly
v) piston (or Ram). Pump in which liquid is in turn drawn in and expelled from cylinders by reciprocating pistons
vi) roller-vane. Pump in which liquid is transferred between vanes formed by rollers bedded in surface of rotor...

pump

[n] - a low-cut shoe without fastenings 2. [n] - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction 3. [v] - supply in great quantities 4. [v] - flow intermittently 5. [v] - draw or pour with a pump 6. [v] - move up and down, as of weights 7. [v] - raise with a pump 8. [v] - operate like a pump 9. ...
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Pump

Pump (pŭmp) noun [ Probably so called as being worn for pomp or ornament. See Pomp .] A low shoe with a thin sole. Swift.
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Pump

Pump noun [ Akin to Dutch pomp , German pumpe , French pompe ; of unknown origin.] An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving piece or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other cavity, with valves properly pl...
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Pump

Pump transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pumped (pŭmt; 215); present participle & verbal noun pumping .] 1. To raise with a pump, as water or other liquid. 2. To draw water, or the like, from; to from wat...
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Pump

Pump intransitive verb To work, or raise water, a pump.
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pump

An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving piece or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other cavity, with valves properly placed for admitting or retaining the fluid as it is drawn or driven through them by the action of the piston. ... For various kinds of pumps, see Air ...
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pump

noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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pump

(pump) an apparatus for drawing or forcing liquid or gas. to draw or force liquids or gases.
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Pump

• (n.) An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving piece or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other cavity, with valves properly placed for admitting or retaining the fluid as it is drawn or driven through them by the action of the piston. • (v. t.) To raise with...
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pump

a device that expends energy in order to raise, transport, or compress fluids. The earliest pumps were devices for raising water, such as the Persian ... [8 related articles]
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pump

pump, device to lift, transfer, or increase the pressure of a fluid (gas or liquid) or to create a vacuum in an enclosed space by the removal of a gas (see vacuum pumps under vacuum). The centrifugal pump, the most common kind, consists basically of a rotating device, called an impeller, inside a ca...
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Pump

Pump is slang for to extract information by indirect questions. To interrogate.
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Pump

Pump is the collective noun for a group of ducks in flight.
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Pump

A pump is a machine for moving fluid from one place to another.
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Pump

The pump is a practical, usually simple shoe similar to a slipper first developed in the 16th century as a man's shoe, and in the 18th century adopted also by women.
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pump

Type: Term Pronunciation: pŭmp Definitions: 1. An apparatus for forcing a gas or liquid from or to any part. 2. Any mechanism for using metabolic energy to accomplish active transport of a substance.
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pump

Any device for moving liquids and gases, or compressing gases. Some pumps, such as the traditional lift pump used to raise water from wells, work by a reciprocating (up-and-down) action. Movement of a piston in a cylinder with a one-way valve creates a partial vacuum in the cylinder, thereby sucking water into it. Gear pumps, used to pu...
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Pump

A briefed maneuver to stop closure on the threat or geographical boundry while maintaining situation awareness.
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pump

A device that is used to give a controlled amount of a liquid at a specific rate. For example, pumps are used to give drugs (such as chemotherapy or pain medicine) or nutrients.
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Pump

[skateboarding] ``For other uses, see Pump (disambiguation) Pumping is a skateboarding technique used to accelerate without the riders` feet leaving the board. Pumping can be done by turning or on a transition, like a ramp or quarter pipe. When applied to longboards, it is also known as Long distance skateboard pumping or LDP. Pumping is a ...
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Pump

A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action. Pumps can be classified into three major groups according to the method they use to move the fluid: direct lift, displacement, and gravity pumps. Pumps operate by some mechanism (typically reciprocating or rotary), and consume energy to perform me...
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Pump

An up/down carving movement that generates speed along a wave
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Pump

The tight, blood-congested feeling in a muscle after it has been intensely trained. Muscle pump is caused by a rapid influx of blood into the muscles to remove fatigue toxins and replace supplies of fuel and oxygen. A good muscle pump indicates that you have optimally worked a muscle group.
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