The DICT Development Group
1 definition found
for Pump stock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pump \Pump\, n. [Akin to D. pomp, G. pumpe, F. pompe; of unknown
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
Note: for various kinds of pumps, see Air pump, Chain
pump, and Force pump; also, under Lifting,
Plunger, Rotary, etc.
Circulating pump (Steam Engine), a pump for driving the
condensing water through the casing, or tubes, of a
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.
Questions or comments about this site?