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sump

 (sŭmp)
n.
1.
a. A low-lying place, such as a pit, that receives drainage.
b. A cesspool.
2. A hole at the lowest point of a mine shaft into which water is drained in order to be pumped out.
3. The crankcase or oil reservoir of an internal-combustion engine.

[Middle English sompe, marsh, from Middle Low German sump or from Middle Dutch somp. Sense 2, from German Sumpf, swamp, sump, from Middle High German, swamp.]

sump

(sʌmp)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a receptacle, such as the lower part of the crankcase of an internal-combustion engine, into which liquids, esp lubricants, can drain to form a reservoir
2. (Building) another name for cesspool
3. (Mining & Quarrying) mining
a. a depression at the bottom of a shaft where water collects before it is pumped away
b. the front portion of a shaft or tunnel, ahead of the main bore
4. (Physical Geography) dialect Brit a muddy pool or swamp
[C17: from Middle Dutch somp marsh; see swamp]

sump

(sʌmp)

n.
1. a pit, basin, cesspool, etc., in which liquid is collected or into which it drains.
2. a chamber at the bottom of a machine, pump, etc., into which a fluid drains before recirculation or in which wastes gather before disposal.
3. Brit. crankcase.
[1375–1425; late Middle English sompe < Middle Dutch or Middle Low German sump; akin to swamp]

sump

oil pan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sump - an oil reservoir in an internal combustion enginesump - an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine
reservoir - tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)
2.sump - a well or other hole in which water has collected
well - a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
3.sump - a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
cistern - an artificial reservoir for storing liquids; especially an underground tank for storing rainwater
Translations
بالوعَة الزَّيْت
mazací skříň
bundkar
olajteknő
panna
karteris
kartera tilpne
spodok kľukovej skrine
yağ karteri

sump

[sʌmp] N (Aut) → cárter m (Min) → sumidero m; (= cesspool) → letrina f

sump

[ˈsʌmp] n (British) [car] → carter m

sump

n (Brit Aut) → Ölwanne f; (Min) → Sumpf m

sump

[sʌmp] n (Aut) → coppa dell'olio, carter m inv

sump

(samp) noun
the part of a motor-engine that contains the oil.
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