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Definition: Circulating 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
(Steam Engine), a pump for driving the
condensing water through the casing, or tubes, of a
. See Pump handle
. See Dale
, the apparatus belonging to a pump. --Totten.
, the lever, worked by hand, by which motion is
given to the bucket of a pump.
, a semicylindrical appendage covering the upper
wheel of a chain pump.
, the rod to which the bucket of a pump is
fastened, and which is attached to the brake or handle;
the piston rod.
, a place or room at a mineral spring where the
waters are drawn and drunk. [Eng.]
. Same as Pump rod
, the stationary part, body, or barrel of a pump.
. (Naut.) See Well
, v. t.
To cause to pass from place to place, or from person to
person; to spread; as, to circulate a report; to circulate
bills of credit.
. See under Pump
Syn: To spread; diffuse; propagate; disseminate.