pump out

phrasal verb

pumped out; pumping out; pumps out
informal
: to produce (something) quickly and frequently
The author pumps out a book every year.

Examples of pump out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company regularly pumps out sleek, lightweight, and durable travel gear — think suitcases, roller duffel bags, and travel backpacks — with innovative features including USB ports, RFID protection, Apple AirTag holders, and compression panels, just to name a few. Asia London Palomba, Travel + Leisure, 24 May 2024 In this rare year of average rainfall, scrutiny of the pumps underscores a perennial tension baked into California’s water delivery system: The more water pumped out of the beleaguered Delta, the harder the hit to beleaguered fish. Ari Plachta, Sacramento Bee, 23 May 2024 These fuels, largely made from food crops like soy and canola or from manure at factory farms, pump out pollution in overburdened communities and have dubious climate benefits. Amelia Keyes, The Mercury News, 23 May 2024 Volcanoes also continued to pump out stuff like carbon dioxide — which is a potent greenhouse gas. Regina G. Barber, NPR, 8 May 2024 All except for Radio Caroline, which kept pumping out pop music to millions in the U.K. and on the European continent. Tom Rivers, ABC News, 18 May 2024 Groundwater, which supplies most of the city’s water, is pumped out twice as fast as it is replenished, experts said. Somini Sengupta César Rodríguez, New York Times, 18 May 2024 Blood flow to the brain has always been assumed to be more or less constant regardless of exercise because the brain is so important, with potentially a slight increase due simply to the fact that the heart is pumping out much more blood. Bryant Stamford, The Courier-Journal, 16 May 2024 The front and rear fenders have been pumped out 1.2 inches to cover a wider track, accented by 21-inch forged alloy wheels wrapped in new Michelin Pilot Sport 5 S tires developed specifically for the car. Angus MacKenzie, Robb Report, 12 May 2024

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“Pump out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pump%20out. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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