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 for Pump brake
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pump \Pump\, n. [Akin to D. pomp, G. pumpe, F. pompe; of unknown
     origin.]
     An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or
     transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving piece
     or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other cavity, with
     valves properly placed for admitting or retaining the fluid
     as it is drawn or driven through them by the action of the
     piston.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: for various kinds of pumps, see Air pump, Chain
           pump, and Force pump; also, under Lifting,
           Plunger, Rotary, etc.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Circulating pump (Steam Engine), a pump for driving the
        condensing water through the casing, or tubes, of a
        surface condenser.
  
     Pump brake. See Pump handle, below.
  
     Pump dale. See Dale.
  
     Pump gear, the apparatus belonging to a pump. --Totten.
  
     Pump handle, the lever, worked by hand, by which motion is
        given to the bucket of a pump.
  
     Pump hood, a semicylindrical appendage covering the upper
        wheel of a chain pump.
  
     Pump rod, the rod to which the bucket of a pump is
        fastened, and which is attached to the brake or handle;
        the piston rod.
  
     Pump room, a place or room at a mineral spring where the
        waters are drawn and drunk. [Eng.]
  
     Pump spear. Same as Pump rod, above.
  
     Pump stock, the stationary part, body, or barrel of a pump.
        
  
     Pump well. (Naut.) See Well.
        [1913 Webster]

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