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Pump meaning

pump - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. raise ( gases oor fluids) with a pump
  2. 2. move up and down; " The athlete pumps weights in the gym"
  3. 3. flow intermittently
  4. 4. A low shoe with a thin sole.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. To raise with a pump, as water or other liquid.
  7. 7. To draw water, or the like, from; to from water by means of a pump; as, they pumped the well dry; to pump a ship.
  8. 8. Figuratively, to draw out or obtain, as secrets or money, by persistent questioning or plying; to question or ply persistently in order to elicit something, as information, money, etc.
  9. 9. To work, or raise water, a pump.
  10. 10. Machine for raising liquids.
  11. 11. To raise with a pump; extract information from.
  12. 12. To work a pump.

pump - examples of usage

  1. His meadow lands were irrigated by the centrifugal pump, and yielded three crops instead of one. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. Let the captain pump him." - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. " I'll go down and pump the major," he decided finally. - "Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course", W. B. M. Ferguson.
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