from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An apparatus for raising a liquid by pressure of air or steam in a reservoir containing the liquid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In sugar manufacturing, a force-pump by which the juice from the cane-mill is raised to the clarifiers on a story above.
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