repump

verb

re·​pump (ˌ)rē-ˈpəmp How to pronounce repump (audio)
repumped; repumping

transitive + intransitive

: to pump (something) again
mitral valve regurgitation causing blood to be repumped through the heart
The pump supposedly removes air from the bottle … . After pouring another glass, simply repump to create a new vacuum.Dave McIntyre

Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of repump was in 1753

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Cite this Entry

“Repump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repump. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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