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  Definition of pump
  1. a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  2. a low-cut shoe without fastenings
  3. the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
  4. question persistently; "She pumped the witnesses for information"
  5. deliver forth; "pump bullets into the dummy"
  6. operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal
  7. raise (gases oor fluids) with a pump
  8. move up and down; "The athlete pumps weights in the gym"
  9. draw or pour with a pump
  10. flow intermittently
  11. supply in great quantities; "Pump money into a project"
Similar Words: pumps, heart, ticker

 

Hyponyms: air pump, vacuum pump, aspirator, auxiliary pump, donkey pump, bicycle pump, bilge pump, centrifugal pump, force pump, gas pump, gasoline pump, island dispenser, grease-gun, gun, hand pump, heart-lung machine, hydraulic pump, hydraulic ram, lift pump, oil pump, stirrup pump, suction pump, water pump, spectator pump, spectator, athlete's heart, biauriculate heart

 

Entailments: pour

 

Part Meronyms: fuel system, cooling system, engine cooling system, circulatory system, cardiovascular system

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 唧筒   Dutch: pomp  
Finnish: pumppu   French: pompe  
German: Pumpe   Hungarian: szivattyú  
Italian: pompa   Japanese: ポンプ  
Korean: 펌프   Portuguese: bomba  
Russian: насос   Slovene: črpalka  
Spanish: bomba   Swedish: pump  
Telugu: పంపు   Welsh: pwmp  
 
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