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pump

noun  us   /pʌmp/

pump noun (DEVICE)

[C] a piece of equipment used to cause liquid, air, or gas to move from one place to another: a gas/water pump

pump noun (SHOE)

[C usually pl] a women’s shoe with no fasteners
Idioms

pump

verb [T]  us   /pʌmp/

pump verb [T] (USE DEVICE)

If you pump money into something, you spend a lot of money trying to make it successful: We’re pumping millions into this new program. infml When you pump someone, you ask for information, esp. in an indirect way: I pumped him for details about the deal.
Translations of “pump”
in Arabic مِضَخّة…
in Korean 펌프…
in Malaysian pam…
in French pompe…
in Turkish pompa…
in Italian pompa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 設備, 唧筒,幫浦,抽水機, 油泵…
in Russian насос, помпа…
in Polish pompa, pompka…
in Vietnamese máy bơm, cái bơm (xe)…
in Spanish bomba…
in Portuguese bomba…
in Thai เครื่องสูบน้ำ, เครื่องปั๊มน้ำหรือลม…
in German die Pumpe…
in Catalan bomba, manxa…
in Japanese (水などをくみ上げる)ポンプ…
in Indonesian pompa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 设备, 泵,抽水机, 油泵…
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