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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUMPED UP

And I did, and the water came, and I pumped up a glassful, but he wouldn't take any.

Inch by inch and foot by foot I pumped up this live and dragging weight.

It's automatic loading, but it has to be pumped up each time.

The water in the well is pumped up at the rate of 11,000 litres a minute.

Jack begged of his car, when the tire had been pumped up again.

"Of course a fluid can be pumped up," I sarcastically observed.

But (so we were told) it would not rise in the boring, and had to be pumped up.

Arrekel Bey took us to see the wells made in the rock in Moncullu, where the most deliciously cool water is pumped up.

Pumped up, tires full and tight—ready for action—support an elephant?

The heavy brine is pumped up into shallow excavations or pans, as the tanks are called.

WORD ORIGIN

"apparatus for forcing liquid or air," early 15c., of uncertain origin, possibly from Middle Dutch pompe "water conduit, pipe," or Middle Low German pumpe "pump" (Modern German Pumpe), both from some North Sea sailors' word, possibly of imitative origin.

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