Direct-acting steam pump

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Direct-acting steam pump one in which the steam piston rod is directly connected with the pump rod; -- also called direct-action steam pump.
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Usage

In literature:

DIRECT ACTING STEAM PUMPS.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 492, June 6, 1885" by Various
Blake's patent direct acting steam pump, 284, 285.
"Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught" by Joshua Rose
With each turbine is installed a separate direct-acting steam pump for circulating oil for starting up.
"Steam Turbines" by Hubert E. Collins
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