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suction pump

n.
A pump for drawing up a liquid by means of suction produced by a piston drawn through a cylinder.
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suction pump

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a pump for raising water or other fluid by suction. It usually consists of a cylinder containing a piston fitted with a flap valve
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suc′tion pump`


n.
a pump for raising water or other fluids by suction, consisting of a valved cylinder with a vertically moving piston.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suction pump - a pump for raising fluids by suctionsuction pump - a pump for raising fluids by suction
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
stomach pump - a suction pump used to remove the contents of the stomach
sump pump - a suction pump for removing liquid from a sump
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Translations

suction pump

nSaugpumpe f
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suction pump

npompa aspirante
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The chances of contamination of peritoneum with uterine fluid can be minimize by use of suction pump. The challenges of performing successful caesarean operation is often directly related to proper choice of incision, hence various approaches are suggested by several workers (Saxena et al, 1989 and Vermunt, 2008).
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because of an improperly assembled suction pump inside the fuel tank, which may have damaged seals.
Randall and the students measured the pressure drop between the inlet to the suction pump and the screen in front of the suction inlet of the pump as rope clogged the inlet.
This temperature sensor invention allowed us to automatize our liquid extraction system by connecting it to a suction pump to end up with an extremely simple solution for the extraction of urine in disposable diapers, and in fact convert them into disposable toilettes.
Holland Pump's PT8TPB-1104.44T 8-inch Prime 3 Trash Pump model ideal for many sewer bypass applications, is a Super Silent Prime Assisted Suction Pump featuring indefinite dry run capabilities.
Instead of the usual solid block of steel bored out with channels for cooling water and vacuum, Technoplast Kunststofftechnik GmbH in Austria uses a 3- to 5-mm micro-perforated steel plate backed with water at less than atmospheric pressure, drawn by a suction pump. Thus, cooling water inside the calibrator is pulled past the profile and through the microholes, holding the profile against the calibrator much the way a vacuum calibrator typically does.
Interesting inventors are profiled as well, from Archimedes and Ctesibius (who proved that air was a material substance and created the first suction pump and water clock) to such contemporary innovators as human stem cell researcher Ann Tsukamoto and Dolly the lamb cloner Ian Wilmut.
She told today's Grazia magazine: "I wear this space-age wetsuit that wires me up to a suction pump as I walk a treadmill."
Accessories include side-mounting wire baskets or plastic trays glove box holder, sharps container, suction pump holder, oxygen tank holder, upper rack with tilt-out bins, monitor/defib shelf, IV rack, IV pole, wastebasket, power strip, cord wrap, scope holder, and more.
Flow was created by a suction pump, and it was continuously monitored by a highly accurate flow meter (Aalborg Instruments; Monsey, N.Y.).
The Queen Elizabeth School of Nursing Nurses' League have presented St Mary's Hospice with a suction pump as a Millennium gift.