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suction pump

noun

Definition of suction pump

  1. :  a common pump in which the liquid to be raised is pushed by atmospheric pressure into the partial vacuum under a retreating valved piston on the upstroke and reflux is prevented by a check valve in the pipe



1825

First Known Use of suction pump

1825


Medical Dictionary

suction pump

noun

Medical Definition of suction pump

  1. :  a common pump in which the liquid to be raised is pushed by atmospheric pressure into the partial vacuum under a retreating valved piston on the upstroke and reflux is prevented by a valve in the pipe that permits flow in only one direction—see stomach pump




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