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for Chain pump
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Chain pump \Chain" pump`\
A pump consisting of an endless chain, running over a drum or
wheel by which it is moved, and dipping below the water to be
raised. The chain has at intervals disks or lifts which fit
the tube through which the ascending part passes and carry
the water to the point of discharge.
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