rotary pump

noun

Definition of rotary pump

: a valveless pump in which the fluid is positively pushed by meshing vanes on parallel revolving shafts and meshing screws into the discharge pipe

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First Known Use of rotary pump

1799, in the meaning defined above

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“Rotary pump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotary%20pump. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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