force pump
noun Date: 1659 a pump with a solid piston for drawing and forcing through valves a liquid (as water) to a considerable height above the pump or under a considerable pressure

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  • Force pump — (Mach.) (a) A pump having a solid piston, or plunger, for drawing and forcing a liquid, as water, through the valves; in distinction from a pump having a bucket, or valved piston. (b) A pump adapted for delivering water at a considerable height… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • force pump — force′ pump n. hyd a pump that delivers a liquid under pressure so as to eject it forcibly • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • force pump — n. a pump with a valveless plunger for forcing a liquid through a pipe, esp. for sending water under pressure to a considerable height …   English World dictionary

  • force pump — noun pump used to force a liquid up and expel it under pressure • Hypernyms: ↑pump * * * noun : a pump with a solid piston for drawing and forcing through valves a liquid (as water) to a considerable height above the pump or under a considerable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • force-pump — /ˈfɔs pʌmp/ (say faws pump) noun any pump which delivers a liquid under pressure, so as to eject it forcibly (distinguished from lift pump) …   Australian English dictionary

  • force pump — a pump that delivers a liquid under pressure, so as to eject it forcibly. Cf. lift pump. [1650 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • force pump — noun a pump used to move liquid under greater than ambient pressure …   English new terms dictionary

  • Force pump — Нагнетательный насос …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • force-pump — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pump — Pump, n. [Akin to D. pomp, G. pumpe, F. pompe; of unknown origin.] 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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