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Spanish translation of “pump”


noun /pamp/
a machine for making water pump rise from under the ground
Every village used to have a pump from which everyone drew their water .
a machine or device for forcing liquid or gas into, or out of, something
a bicycle pump (for forcing air into the tyres / tires ).
pump up phrasal verb to inflate ( tyres / tires etc) with a pump
These tyres / tires need pumping up a bit .
(Definition of pump from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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