Definitions of pump

  1. To raise water with a pump.
  2. To raise with, or as with, a pump; extort information; question closely.
  3. To raise or draw ( water, etc.) by means of a pump; to draw water, etc., from; as, to pump a well dry; to draw out by artful questions; as, to pump a secret out of a friend.
  4. To raise with a pump: to draw out information by artful questions.
  5. To raise with a pump; extract information from.
  6. To raise water, etc., with a pump; to work a pump.
  7. To work a pump: to raise water by pumping.
  8. To work a pump.
  9. supply in great quantities; " Pump money into a project"
  10. question persistently; " She pumped the witnesses for information"
  11. deliver forth; " pump bullets into the dummy"
  12. operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal
  13. raise with a pump; of gases or fluids
  14. move up and down, as of weights
  15. draw or pour with a pump
  16. raise ( gases oor fluids) with a pump
  17. move up and down; " The athlete pumps weights in the gym"
  18. flow intermittently
  19. A low shoe with a thin sole.
  20. An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving piece or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other cavity, with valves properly placed for admitting or retaining the fluid as it is drawn or driven through them by the action of the piston.
  21. To raise with a pump, as water or other liquid.
  22. To draw water, or the like, from; to from water by means of a pump; as, they pumped the well dry; to pump a ship.
  23. To work, or raise water, a pump.
  24. To raise with a pump; to free from water with a pump; to extract secrets by artful questions.
  25. To raise water or a liquid with a pump; to elicit or draw out from a person by artful questions, as information or secrets.
  26. a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  27. A machine for raising, compressing, etc., water or other fluids, by means of suction or pressure induced by the motion of a lever or crank; a plain low shoe or slipper.
  28. A machine for raising water and other fluids.
  29. PUMPER.
  30. A thin- soled shoe used in dancing.
  31. Machine for raising liquids.
  32. A device for raising, exhausting, or compressing a fluid.
  33. A light shoe for dancing.
  34. A hydraulic engine for raising water or other fluid.
  35. A low shoe.
  36. A machine for raising water or other liquid, consisting of a tube, in which a piston and two valves work in those of the simplest description.