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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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