bilge pump


Definition of bilge pump

  1. :  a pump used to clear bilge water The 20-foot bass fishing boat was swamped by a wave that came over the stern and overwhelmed the bilge pump … — Toledo Blade, 3 June 2011 Most kayakers in the United States still rely on the ubiquitous cylindrical plastic bilge pump. These are simple and reliable, and move a lot of water. — Jonathan Hanson, Complete Sea Kayak Touring, 2006

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a brief usually trivial fact

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