pump house

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pump house a house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated
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Usage

In literature:

Three strokes more with the pump-handle, and the water is pumped up and the house along with it.
"The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2" by Thomas de Quincey
When I went to the corn-house, the tracks I followed were those made by your father's heavy boots, and not by your light pumps and small feet.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
They could have pumped the bellows had they been the size of a house!
"Jarwin and Cuffy" by R.M. Ballantyne
A cousin of mine lived not very far off, and I knew that in the yard of her house there was a pump.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, July 1878, No. 9" by Various
Then they went to a pump at the nearest house, where the woman said they might have a drink, and drank themselves full.
"The Flight of Pony Baker" by W. D. Howells
Now three of you must start clearing this space between the corral and pump house.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Me only consolation is that ivery wan in the house knows how to use the hand-pump.
"Fighting the Flames" by R.M. Ballantyne
It was half a company house, with a pump in the kitchen which drew up brown water of a distressing odor.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Meet me at the pump-house.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
There was a pump in the back yard on the line between these two houses.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Roderic concluded he had killed his man, left, his sword in the pump, and retreated to his old friend's house at the Rolls.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
The use of a steam pump would probably not be considered for a single house unless a small boiler was already installed for other purposes.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
Dynamite in pump houses exploded, causing wells to cave and choke.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Near the square house in which stood the winding engine was another precisely similar occupied by the pumping engine.
"Facing Death" by G. A. Henty
There was no Guy behind the pump, and she made straight for the tool-house.
"Under Padlock and Seal" by Charles Harold Avery
Rick noted that the three were hidden from the parking lot by the pump house.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Pump is enclosed in a neat stone house.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
It must be used as a pump house.
"Danger at the Drawbridge" by Mildred A. Wirt
Such is, then, the way fifteen soldiers happened to come to our house to draw water from our pump.
"Six Women and the Invasion" by Gabrielle Yerta
Wheaton came with a pail of water, pumped by the windmill into a trough at the rear of the house.
"The Main Chance" by Meredith Nicholson
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In poetry:

Cries in the mud by the thatch'd house sand drain
Sleeps in huge pipes in the wet shit-field rain
waits by the pump well, Woe to the world!
whose children still starve in their mother's arms curled.
"September On Jessore Road" by Allen Ginsberg
The likes of us a-livin' here! It's jest a mortal pity
To see us in this great big house, with cyarpets on the stairs,
And the pump right in the kitchen! And the city! City! City
And nothin' but the city all around us ever'wheres!
"Griggsby's Station" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

Pump, motor, reservoir, and cylinder in the same housing eliminate need for hoses.
The fire destroyed a shed, pump house and salvage vehicles.
The Pump House Center for the Arts opened a new event on Saturday titled the "The Holiday Gallery / The Art of Giving".
The Pump House Waterpark at Jay Peak Resort.
25 PM to CORRECT truss segments housing pump modules (S1/P1).
Fallen area Marine has pump house dedicated in his honor at North Carolina military base .
Jon Thornton, water systems operator for the Bradford Water and Sewer Commission, changes a flow rate chart in a pump house.
Between 6 pm May 28 and 7 pm May 31, someone stole the pump from a pool in the backyard of a house in the 1200 block of Janvier Road.
Fallen area Marine has pump house dedicated in his honor at North Carolina military base.
Fallen area Marine has pump house dedicated in his honor at North Carolina military base.
Jumpsuit, layered Iwona Ludyga Design necklaces, an Art Deco House of Lavande ring, lizard clutch and velvet Gio Diev pumps.
The Minnesota Department of Health has told Otsego it cannot operate the city's pump house in School Knoll Park until two chemicals stored there for water treatment have been separated.
A pump house that contains the motors is located next to the lagoons .
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to install an emergency backup sump pump.
Easi-Set Industries Products and prices: Pre-cast concrete buildings for storage, hazard materials, restrooms , pump and equipment housing.
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In science:

Therefore, a vacuum system (gure 17), pumped by a getter pump and encapsulating the test mass, the electrode housing and ancillary structures is foreseen, maintaining a pressure of 10−8 mbar.
LISA technology and instrumentation
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