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verb as in draw or push out

verb as in question relentlessly

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In addition, the sprayer is designed with a hidden pump to protect the nozzle from being blocked.

By the time the industry crawls out of the hole, it will find a different world, with electric vehicles and heat pumps eating away at its core market.

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Architects can deploy large heat pumps and other equipment to serve multiple buildings on a staggered schedule across the day.

Electricity used to operate the heat pumps, lighting and other equipment will come from on-site photovoltaics and wind- and solar-generated electricity imported from off-site.

The prototype robot uses a small pump to get its vacuum going.

Her slight miscalculation of how to fix the situation leads to her driving around the gas pump.

Some are homes and some are pump houses, and you can only tell the difference when you see human silhouettes scurry on rooftops.

Two feet from the sawed-off stump of a third willow is the small foot-pump carousel Ray was sitting on when he shot himself.

To accommodate patients getting chemotherapy at odd hours, Hrushesky used a pump that operated automatically.

So we got a compressor and we would literally pump air into each of the four cameras so we could blow water off the lenses.

The formula would be: “The pump invented—Drain a well ,” or Water raised in a hollow.

At Wheal Alfred they have a 64-inch cylinder; the air-pump is 20 inches, and the stroke is half that of the engine.

I observe that you have ordered the pump, and from the description you give of it, I think it will answer very well.

It was placed immediately over the shaft and pump-rods, requiring no engine-beam.

A feed-pump forced water into the boilers; each had a safety-valve with a lever and weight.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pump, such as: drain, draw, inject, pour, push, and send.

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