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Definitions of pump:
  • noun:   a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun:   a low-cut shoe without fastenings
  • noun:   the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body
  • verb:   flow intermittently
  • verb:   supply in great quantities
    Example: "Pump money into a project"
  • verb:   question persistently
    Example: "She pumped the witnesses for information"
  • verb:   deliver forth
    Example: "Pump bullets into the dummy"
  • verb:   operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal
  • verb:   raise (gases oor fluids) with a pump
  • verb:   move up and down
    Example: "The athlete pumps weights in the gym"
  • verb:   draw or pour with a pump
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #45806)

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