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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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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 16 ( ANI ): The Hyderabad play school, where a toddler died after drowning in a sump tank, was seized on Thursday, the police said.
What had to be a relative trickle of fuel through the stuck sump drain surprised me with a sputtering engine as it ran out of fuel.
Sump plugs, or oil drain plugs as they're sometimes known, take the form of a bolt at the bottom of the sump pan which enables oil to be drained from a motor vehicle engine during oil change.
Homeowners and Dwelling policies generally include coverage for discharge or overflow from plumbing, heating, air conditioning or automatic sprinkler systems or a household appliance, but a sump, sump pump, or related equipment is not part of the plumbing system or a household appliance.
That damaged the sump and caused us to lose all the oil.
8220;During this time of year, when we see a winter's worth of snow suddenly melting, sump pumps can be forced to work overtime, and if not properly working, can cause flooded basements and damaged property,” says Ryan Gumieny, Vice President of Flat Rate Home Services in New Berlin.
Many inexpensive sump pumps are simply too small to handle the flow from a major downpour or rapid snowmelt.
As we mentioned earlier, coverage would not apply for overflow resulting from the failure of certain equipment, such as sump pumps.
The sump, developed by German Tier One supplier, BBP, for Mercedes-Benz was subjected to a series of demanding application tests, including vibration.
The policy specifically excludes water that overflows from sumps, sump pumps, or related equipment or water that backs-up through sewers or drains.
The problem was so serious at some properties that residents connected their sump pump discharges to the sanitary sewers, placing an onerous burden on the county's sewage treatment plant and contrary to the county's building code.
It was sump 9 where Jason reached the record depth, with the explorers going without natural light for more than 10 days.