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  Words related to pump

Related / Similar Words: pumps, heart, ticker

 

Definition:
  • a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction;
  • a low-cut shoe without fastenings;
  • 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";
  • question persistently; "She pumped the witnesses for information";
  • deliver forth; "pump bullets into the dummy";
  • operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal;
  • raise (gases oor fluids) with a pump;
  • move up and down; "The athlete pumps weights in the gym";
  • draw or pour with a pump;
  • flow intermittently;
  • supply in great quantities; "Pump money into a project";

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    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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