HyperDic: pump

English > 11 senses of the word pump:
NOUNartifactpumpa mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
bodypump, heart, tickerthe hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs
artifactpumpa low-cut shoe without fastenings
VERBcontactpumpoperate like a pump
competitionpumpdeliver forth
motionpumpdraw or pour with a pump
possessionpumpsupply in great quantities
motionpumpflow intermittently
motionpumpmove up and down
motionpumpraise (gases or fluids) with a pump
communicationpumpquestion persistently
pump > pronunciation
Soundspah'mp
Rhymesbump ... trump: 18 rhymes with ahmp...
English > pump: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction.
Part ofcooling system, engine cooling systemequipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
fuel systemequipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
Partscylinder, piston chamberA chamber within which piston moves
Narrowerair pump, vacuum pumpA pump that moves air in or out of something
aspiratorA pump that draws air or another gas through a liquid / liquid
auxiliary pump, donkey pumpA supplementary pump available if needed
bicycle pumpA small pump that fills bicycle tires with air
bilge pumpA pump to remove bilgewater
centrifugal pumpA pump that use centrifugal force to discharge fluid into a pipe
force pumppump used to force a liquid / liquid up and expel it under pressure
gas pump, gasoline pump, petrol pump, island dispenserA pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tanks
grease gun, gunA hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver
hand pumpA pump worked by hand
heart-lung machineA pump to maintain circulation during heart surgery
hydraulic pump, hydraulic ramA water pump that uses the kinetic energy of flowing water to force a small fraction of that water to a reservoir / reservoir at a higher level
lift pumppump used to lift rather than force a liquid / liquid up
oil pumpA pump that keeps a supply of oil on moving parts
stirrup pumpA hand-operated reciprocating pump
suction pumpA pump for raising fluids by suction
water pumpThe pump in the cooling system of an automobile that cause the water to circulate
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishbomba hidráulica, bomba, bombas
Catalanbomba
Verbspumpoperate like a pump
pumpraise (gases or fluids) with a pump
pumpdraw or pour with a pump
English > pump: 11 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body.
Synonymsheart, ticker
Part ofcirculatory system, cardiovascular systemThe organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
Partscardiac muscle, heart muscleThe muscle tissue of the heart
coronary artery, arteria coronariaThe artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
heart valve, cardiac valveA valve to control one-way flow of blood
valveA structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
Narrowerathlete's heartenlarged heart commonly found among athletes trained for endurance
biauriculate heartA heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles
Broaderinternal organ, viscusA main organ that is situated inside the body
Spanishcorazón
Catalancor
English > pump: 11 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA low-cut shoe without fastenings.
Narrowerspectator pump, spectatorA woman's pump with medium heel
Broadershoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Spanishescarpín
Catalanescarpí
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningoperate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"pump the gas pedal"
NarrowergooseGive a spurt of fuel to
Broaderwield, handle, manageHandle effectively
Spanishbombear
Nounspumpa mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningdeliver forth.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"pump bullets into the dummy"
Broaderblast, shootFire a shot
Spanishagujerear, bombear
Catalancosir
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningDraw or pour with a pump.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe women pump water into the bowl
EntailspourCause to run
Broaderdraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
Spanishbombear
Catalaninjectar
Nounspumpa mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningSupply in great quantities.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"Pump money into a project"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningFlow intermittently.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Broaderspurt, spirt, gush, spoutgush forth in a sudden stream or jet
Spanishbombear
Catalaninjectar
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningMove up and down.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The athlete pumps weights in the gym"
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishlevantar
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningRaise (gases or fluids) with a pump.
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Spanishbombear
Catalaninjectar
Nounspumpa mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
English > pump: 11 senses > verb 8, communication
MeaningQuestion persistently.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"She pumped the witnesses for information"
Broaderquestion, querypose a question
Spanishsonsacar

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