Pump in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Pump

(transitive) To use a pump to move (liquid or gas). | (transitive, often followed by up) To fill with air. | (transitive) To move rhythmically, as the motion of a pump.

Short Example Sentences for Pump

  • 1. A centrifugal pump is used for distributing the gas. 🔊
  • 2. They were going to carry the water from the pump in a pail. 🔊
  • 3. And the pump stations for water and gas and fuel oil. 🔊
  • 4. Collie, listening, felt his heart pump faster. 🔊
  • 5. The "Knowles" has always been the best steam pump made. 🔊
  • 6. The motive power of the pump was supplied by the crew of each engine. 🔊
  • 7. At the centre of the system is a pump which keeps the blood in motion. 🔊
  • 8. It's easier to pump things out of a young man. 🔊
  • 9. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean cannot be had. 🔊
  • 10. A hose fed by an old-fashioned seesaw pump was being played on the flames. 🔊
  • 11. An aero-motor pump or engine of some kind may raise the water to a tank. 🔊
  • 12. He gave the motor a couple of pump fulls of oil, and started it going. 🔊
  • 13. Go ahead and pump the crooked sneak, but don't swallow his lies. 🔊
  • 14. Still I was to blame for lettin' you get me full and pump me. 🔊

How to use Pump in Sentences?

  • 1. The men on either side manipulated the pump by jerking the hand-rails up and down. 🔊
  • 2. Let her stop by the village pump and sound a stirring blast upon her megaphone. 🔊
  • 3. In the laundry there was an electric pump that kept the tank in the attic filled automatically. 🔊
  • 4. The pump being in daily use, the nest was destroyed more than a score of times. 🔊
  • 5. There was a ten gallon can of kerosene in the wagon, the kind that has a pump attachment. 🔊
  • 6. Then she kneads sand round the base of her rude pump and over the tuft of grass and sucks. 🔊
  • 7. The brass on the pump in the sink shone like fire as the sunlight from the window struck it. 🔊
  • 8. He tore frantically away to the pump and the three captains joined the crowd of volunteer firemen. 🔊
  • 9. One old fellow used to laugh, as the men said, down in his boots, or like a pump losing its water. 🔊
  • 10. But then," he said, "Perez and me have been right here by the pump ever sence we come. 🔊
  • 11. Papin was authorized to build a powerful steam pump by which the supply of water was to be regulated. 🔊
  • 12. Drainage ditches have been made behind them and pumping plants put in to pump the water out of them. 🔊
  • 13. She paused before lifting the pail from the spout of the wooden pump and gazed speculatively at the tote-sled. 🔊
  • 14. The planting of a quincunx or the presentation of a pump to the parish might have proved his solitary title to fame. 🔊
  • 15. There are big pumping stations on the river bank to pump the water out of the river through pipes to the houses. 🔊
  • 16. A strong fatigue-party are present to pump the water from the tank into the trough, and to keep order. 🔊
  • 17. Goldsmith had nothing in particular outside of his window to look at but the stone flagging, a pump and a solitary tree. 🔊
  • 18. After that a gas tank and a pump were placed beside me and a set of rubber tubes fastened tight over my mouth and nose. 🔊
  • 19. His breath came quick, and a spirt of blood jerked from a sliced cut in his forehead at every pump of his heart. 🔊
  • 20. He turned from art to invention for a time, joining with his brother in devising a fire-engine pump of an improved pattern. 🔊
  • 21. Robert did so, and handed the stranger a drink from an earthen mug, which was kept by the town pump for the accommodation of the public. 🔊