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synonyms for pumps

  • stilettos
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How to use pumps in a sentence

The unsupported pump-rods fell downwards, setting in upward motion the column of water in the plunger-pole pumps.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
"I was out at the gas pumps when a gray sedan barreled into the station and in onto the wash rack," the young man explained.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
So to keep them from mischief they were set to work, some at the pumps, others at putting out the fire.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Both ships were now in flames, and water rushed into the Richard faster than the pumps could keep it out.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
To-morrow we can open both entrances to the colliery, and after the air-pumps have been settled the work can be resumed.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
And always the usual work of the suction-pumps went on, those pumps now fixed to this great reservoir of millions.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
This is done by pumps and other such hydraulic engines, and these are worked in general by wind mills.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The main condensers, with their circulating pumps and air pumps, were placed in the turbine room.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
Four gun-metal centrifugal pumps were fitted for circulating water through the condensers.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
The remainder of the auxiliary pumps were placed in the reciprocating and turbine engine rooms.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PUMPS

  • pumps
  • stilettos
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