from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a pump for changing the water in the boilers, so as to clear them of the brine which collects at the bottom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pump employed in some steam-vessels to clear the boiler of the brine which collects at the bottom of it.


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