Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pump for water: used humorously of the eyes.
“As some doubtless already know, this will immediately overheat and cook the water-pump impeller.”
“We also try to get past the locks using a cordless drill, pipe wrench, water-pump pliers (channel locks), a reciprocating saw, a crowbar, picking tools (wielded by a local locksmith), and even salt spray.”
“The shutdown of Unit 3, which had been running continuously for more than a year, comes just a week after Unit 2 was brought offline for the repair of a water-pump motor.”
“Is a reliable and consistent water-pump "organized matter”
“The U.S. Justice Department sued MWI in 2002, accusing it of fraudulently helping Nigeria obtain $74 million in taxpayer-backed loans for overpriced and unnecessary water-pump equipment.”
“Last year their water-pump factory in Puebla had 25 employees and sales of $4 million.”
“When the angry young man is asked to fetch water for the drummers, he is forced to walk several miles for gas when it is discovered the tank for the water-pump is empty.”
“As New Orleans officials negotiate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to try to get funding for hundreds of projects, from filling potholes to repairing water-pump stations, a point of debate is just how much of the city's crumbling infrastructure can be blamed on Katrina.”
“Justice Department sued the company in 2002, accusing it of fraudulently helping Nigeria obtain $74 million in taxpayer-backed loans for overpriced and unnecessary water-pump equipment.”
“It turns out his water-pump is "a bit of a mess" in the words of Kev-the-Mechanic.”
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