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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a direct single-acting pumping engine, in which the steam cylinder is placed above the pump.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A single or direct-acting pumping-engine in which the piston-rod is attached directly to the pumping-rod, the weight of the rods being the motive force on the down-stroke.

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