The word pump is a noun. Pump means (1) a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction, (2) a low-cut shoe without fastenings, (3) the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body.
Pump is also a verb that means (1) question persistently, (2) deliver forth, (3) operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal, (4) raise (gases oor fluids) with a pump, (5) move up and down, (6) draw or pour with a pump, (7) flow intermittently, (8) supply in great quantities.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word pump.
A bicycle pump is a cycling accessory that is used to fill bicycle tire tubes with air. The floor-fit pump, the frame-fit pump, and the mini pump are three common bicycle pump styles.
The right bicycle accessories are a must for a safe and enjoyable cycling experience. Bicycle accessories include helmets, water bottles and cages, a spare tube, a tire pump, tire levers, and more.
The following articles provide recent pump-related news.
A former Falmouth elementary school teacher contends the school district declined to renew her contract because he took three breaks a day to express breast milk for her baby
ABC News. Friday, 17 May 2019 18:07:42 -0400.
The energy minister of the world's largest oil exporter said the attack caused a fire, now contained, and minor damage at one pump station, but did not disrupt oil output or exports of crude and petroleum products. ...
Yahoo. Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:12:12 -0400.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A spokesman for Washington, D.C, Fire and Emergency Medical Services says one person has been found dead next to a burning pump at an area gas station. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 18 Apr 2019 04:24:52 -0400.
A limited fire that had broken out at a pump at Kuwait's Burgan oilfield has been brought under control, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said early on Thursday.
Reuters. Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 22:40:17 -0400.
Malaysia announced yesterday that it would provide RM6.23 billion (S$2.1 billion) in financial aid for state-owned national land development agency Felda, as part of measures to revive the debt-ridden organisation.
Straits Times. Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
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