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lift pump

noun
1.
a pump in which a liquid is lifted rather than forced up from below.
Compare force pump.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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Examples from the web for lift pump
  • Pumps shall be the vertical lift type or a adaptation of the vertical lift pump.
  • On the other hand, the plunger in a hydraulic lift pump lifts liquid on the upstroke and also on the downstroke.
  • The inertial-lift pump has no external power requirement.
  • Pump sprayer aerators are equipped with either an impeller suction pump, an impeller lift pump, or a turbine pump.
  • The air lift pump may or may not be used with a sparger.
  • The pool was closed due to repairs being done to the sewer lift pump.
British Dictionary definitions for lift pump

lift pump

noun
1.
a pump that raises a fluid to a higher level. It usually consists of a piston and vertical cylinder with flap or ball valves in both piston and cylinder base Compare force pump
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