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centrifugal pump

Syllabification: cen·trif·u·gal pump

Definition of centrifugal pump in English:

noun

A pump that uses an impeller to move water or other fluids.
Example sentences
  • Farmers are now suffering by having to use costly submersible pumps and replacing existing centrifugal pumps.
  • The best pumps to use with these products are diaphragm or centrifugal pumps because they will last much longer than other pumps.
  • Manure can be transferred to storage by gravity, piston pump, pneumatic pump, or centrifugal pump.

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