from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In machinery, a pump to raise oil from a reservoir and discharge it upon a journal.
- n. A pump for pumping oil under pressure through a pipe-line to a burner or to an oil-engine.
- n. A sinking-pump for raising oil from a non-flowing well.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
These figures are the result of clever engineering, such as an oil-pump that works only when required, and an energy recovery system that claws back little slugs of juice when coasting and braking.
Land Rover has developed a unique, intelligent oil-pump pressure relief valve (PRV) which senses oil pressure deep in the engine's oil galleries to more accurately control oil pump delivery.
Bowyer's last DNF came at Phoenix on Nov. 12, 2006, when he finished 33rd due to an oil-pump failure
Jaguar has developed a unique, intelligent oil-pump pressure relief valve (PRV) which senses oil pressure deep in the engine's oil galleries to control the oil pump delivery.