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pump

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Noun pump has 3 senses
  1. pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
    --1 is a kind of
    mechanical device
    --1 is a part of fuel system; cooling system, engine cooling system
    --1 has parts: cylinder, piston chamber
    --1 has particulars:
     air pump, vacuum pump; aspirator; auxiliary pump, donkey pump; bicycle pump; bilge pump; centrifugal pump; force pump; gas pump, gasoline pump, island dispenser; grease-gun, gun; hand pump; heart-lung machine; hydraulic pump, hydraulic ram; lift pump; oil pump; stirrup pump; suction pump; water pump
    Derived forms: verb pump7, verb pump3, verb pump1
  2. heart, pump, ticker - the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
    --2 is a kind of internal organ, viscus
    --2 is a part of circulatory system, cardiovascular system
    --2 has parts:
     coronary artery, arteria coronaria; cardiac muscle, heart muscle; heart valve, cardiac valve; valve
    --2 has particulars: athlete's heart; biauriculate heart
  3. pump, pumps - a low-cut shoe without fastenings
    --3 is a kind of shoe
    --3 has particulars: spectator pump, spectator
Verb pump has 8 senses
  1. pump - operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal
    --1 is one way to
    wield, handle
    Derived form: noun pump1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. pump - deliver forth; "pump bullets into the dummy"
    --2 is one way to
    shoot
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. pump - draw or pour with a pump
    --3 is one way to
    draw, take out
    Derived form: noun pump1
    Sample sentence:
    The women pump water into the bowl
  4. pump - supply in great quantities; "Pump money into a project"
    --4 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. pump - flow intermittently
    --5 is one way to
    spurt, spirt, gush, spout
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  6. pump - move up and down; "The athlete pumps weights in the gym"
    --6 is one way to
    move, displace
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. pump - raise (gases oor fluids) with a pump
    --7 is one way to
    raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Derived form: noun pump1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. pump - question persistently; "She pumped the witnesses for information"
    --8 is one way to
    question, query
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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