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petrol pump

n
(Automotive Engineering) a device at a filling station that is used to deliver petrol to the tank of a car and which displays the quantity, quality, and usually the cost of the petrol delivered
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Noun1.petrol pump - a pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tankspetrol pump - a pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tanks
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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Translations
مِضَخَّة نَفْط
benzínová pumpa
benzinpumpe
bensíndæla
benzin pompası

petrol pump

n (at garage, in car) → pompa della benzina
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petrol

(ˈpetrəl) noun
(American gas or gasoline) a liquid got from petroleum, used as fuel for motor cars etc. I'll stop at the next garage and buy more petrol; (also adjective) a petrol engine.
petroleum (pəˈtrəuliəm) noun
oil in its raw, unrefined form, which is found in natural wells below the earth's surface and from which petrol, paraffin etc are obtained.
petroleum jelly
a soft substance got from petroleum, used eg in ointments.
petrol pump (American gasoline pump)
an apparatus at a petrol station which pumps petrol into cars etc, and which measures the amount of petrol it pumps.
petrol station (especially American filling stationor informally gas station)
a garage where petrol is sold.
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