suction pump
noun Date: 1825 a common pump in which the liquid to be raised is pushed by atmospheric pressure into the partial vacuum under a retreating valved piston on the upstroke and reflux is prevented by a check valve in the pipe

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  • Suction pump — Suction Suc tion, n. [L. sugere, suctum, to suck; cf. OF. suction. See {Suck}, v. t.] The act or process of sucking; the act of drawing, as fluids, by exhausting the air. [1913 Webster] {Suction chamber}, the chamber of a pump into which the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suction pump — suction ,pump noun count a pump that removes liquid using suction …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • suction pump — n. a pump that draws liquid up by suction created by pistons fitted with valves …   English World dictionary

  • suction pump — n a common pump in which the liquid to be raised is pushed by atmospheric pressure into the partial vacuum under a retreating valved piston on the upstroke and reflux is prevented by a valve in the pipe that permits flow in only one direction see …   Medical dictionary

  • suction pump — ► NOUN ▪ a pump for drawing liquid through a pipe into a chamber emptied by a piston …   English terms dictionary

  • suction pump — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms suction pump : singular suction pump plural suction pumps a pump that removes liquid by using suction …   English dictionary

  • suction pump — siurbiamasis siurblys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. aspirator pump; suction pump vok. Saugpumpe, f rus. всасывающий насос, m pranc. pompe aspirante, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • suction pump — įsiurbimo siurblys statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. suction pump vok. Saugpumpe, f rus. всасывающий насос, m pranc. pompe aspirante, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • suction pump — pump that works by attracting fluids into a lower pressure area using pistons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suction pump — noun a pump for raising fluids by suction • Hypernyms: ↑pump • Hyponyms: ↑stomach pump, ↑sump pump …   Useful english dictionary

  • suction pump — a pump for raising water or other fluids by suction, consisting essentially of a vertical cylinder in which a piston works up and down, both the cylinder and the pump having valves that control the flow of the fluid. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

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