jet pump

noun

Definition of jet pump

: a pump in which a small jet of steam, air, water, or other fluid in rapid motion lifts or otherwise moves by its impulse a large quantity of the fluid with which it mingles

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First Known Use of jet pump

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Jet pump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jet%20pump. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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