1. a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
Definition categories: man–made
2. the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
3. a low-cut shoe without fastenings
Definition categories: man–made, shoe
Sentences with pump as a noun:
- This pump can deliver 100 gallons of water per minute.
- It takes thirty pumps to get 10 litres; he did 50 pumps of the weights.
- This pump is out of order, but you can gas up at the next one.
- She gave the other girl a pump on her new bike.
- She was wearing a lovely new pair of pumps.
1. operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal
- pump the gas pedal
2. deliver forth
- pump bullets into the dummy
3. draw or pour with a pump
4. supply in great quantities
- Pump money into a project
5. flow intermittently
6. move up and down
- The athlete pumps weights in the gym
7. raise (gases or fluids) with a pump
8. question persistently
- She pumped the witnesses for information
Sentences with pump as a verb:
- I've pumped over 1000 gallons of water in the last ten minutes.
- He pumped up the air-bed by hand, but used the service station air to pump up the tyres.
- I pumped my fist with joy when I won the race.
- I've been pumping for over a minute but the water isn't coming through.
- The waves were really pumping this morning.
- Last night's party was really pumping.