suction pump


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n suction pump a pump for raising fluids by suction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Suction pump the common pump, in which the water is raised into the barrel by atmospheric pressure. See Illust. of Pump.
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In literature:

Lubrication was by means of two pumps, one scavenging and one suction, oil being fed under pressure from the crankshaft.
"A History of Aeronautics" by E. Charles Vivian
The Greeks employed the lever, the tackle, and the crane, the force-pump, and the suction-pump.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
I'm in that Starwhon coal-mine down at Bethbridge, and it's like a suction-pump.
"You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter" by Gilbert Parker
The pump jarred and stopped, the swollen suction pipe shrank, and the splash of the discharge died away.
"Lister's Great Adventure" by Harold Bindloss
There are 91 suction and 91 delivery valves at each end of the pump.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 492, June 6, 1885" by Various
The Scaritt's window-shades always rolled; their doorbell always rang with a satisfactory zing; their suction-pump never stuck.
"Half Portions" by Edna Ferber
So long as the pumps in the engine room kept the air moving, the lid stayed up by suction.
"Love Stories" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
But once in action, the twelve-inch suction of the giant pump did its work with magic swiftness.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
Common sense, for example, gives suction as the explanation of water rising in a pump.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
The barge was leaping toward it as though drawn by the invisible force of some great suction pump.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Another pressure tank has an automatic valve, controlled by a float and connected with suction of pump.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
As the clock struck twelve he gave the signal at which the large suction-pump was to be set in motion.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
Glass breast pump with tube for self-suction of the breasts.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
If it is a suction pump, why does the blood leave the heart?
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
Yet nothing like the common suction-pump has been found among rude nations.
"The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1" by Daniel Webster
Why does the water rise in the suction pipe of a pump?
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
My boots like wet paper, now, and trying to imitate suction pump.
"Sporting Society, Vol. II (of 2)" by Various
The velocity of large mining pumps is about 140 ft. per minute, the indoor or suction stroke being sometimes made at 250 ft. per minute.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
His eyes were red and glazed, and he breathed like a suction pump gone wrong.
"The Secret Service Submarine" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

In news:

Simply blaming high feed temperature for inadequate suction isn't enough when diagnosing pump problems.
In a new installation, the supplier has erected a suction pipe of 3 inches connected to suction nozzle of 4 inches in the centrifugal pump for slurry application.
MasoSine sine pumps provide fast transfer, powerful suction, low shear and low pulsation for the ready-to-pour and frozen concentrate juice market segments.
The MasoSine sine pump produces powerful suction with low shear and no pulsation.
MasoSine's unique Sine pumps have the capacity to pump large particulates while providing powerful suction and smooth consistent flow rates, which makes them the ideal solution for pumping marinated boneless poultry products.
When determining what pump is best for an application, there are a number of factors to consider, such as flow requirements, head conditions, suction requirements and dimensional limitations.
The Grundfos CRN-H and CRNE-H stainless steel horizontal end suction pumps allow for seal changes in less than 1 hr.
Suction strainers offer dual protection to pump inlet without risk of cavitation.
The Grundfos CRN-H and CRNE-H stainless steel horizontal end suction pump s allow for seal changes in less than 1 hr.
Why don't you use a concentric reducer at pump suction.
It is an axially split, single-stage, double-suction, 700 hp centrifugal pump.
Rain for Rent offers end suction, self priming, vacuum assisted centrifugal pumps in sizes ranging from 3 inch suction and discharge connections up to 24 inch.