Noun(1) a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction(2) the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body(3) a low-cut shoe without fastenings
Verb(1) operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal(2) deliver forth(3) draw or pour with a pump(4) supply in great quantities(5) flow intermittently(6) move up and down(7) raise (gases or fluids(8) question persistently
(1) His pulse was weak and feverish, more like a shiver than the pump of his life's blood.(2) For the other hydraulically operated functions, the pressure is generated by a mechanical pump .(3) The drug is usually administered daily via a mechanical pump that pumps the drug underneath the skin while the child is sleeping.(4) we had to pump the handle like mad(5) Functioning basically like a pump , it compresses the refrigerant and provides pressure to force it around the rest of the cooling system.(6) They'll pump him, try to get as much information out of him as possible.(7) When Harry's turned on, his adrenaline flows and the endorphins pump , and he feels alive instead of dead.(8) My chest and triceps were toast and the pump of blood into the muscles was immense to say the least.(9) What she saw was a very clever ploy to pump her for information.(10) a petrol pump(11) In sufficient quantities, it can cause permanent damage to the cells' noradrenaline reuptake pump .(12) He used the steam engine to pump water out of mines.(13) The authorities didn't know at this stage of his movements overseas but they were keen to pump him for information on the prayer room, which was now under close surveillance.(14) Used pump shotguns abound in this country and remain a favorite choice for the shooter requiring the utmost in reliability.(15) Once the vehicle is started the electric pump will level it and the mechanical pump will take over once the vehicle is moving.(16) a gas pump
(1) pump up :: pomp
1. ticker ::
2. force ::
3. inflate ::
4. spurt ::
5. interrogate ::
Different Formspump, pumped, pumper, pumpers, pumping, pumps
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