Definition of stomach pump in English:

stomach pump

Syllabification: sto·mach pump

noun

  • A syringe attached to a long tube, used for extracting the contents of a person’s stomach (for example, if they have swallowed poison).
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    • An eccentric hotel owner is becoming the Basil Fawlty of the Peak District after publicly describing his hotel as ‘dingy’ and recommending that guests who dine there bring a stomach pump.
    • She drank steadily from the 1940s, when she was married to a film director, their daughter Liza being the only child who carried her own stomach pump to the studio in case her mother needed assistance.
    • The alarm had gone off a few minutes earlier, having the misfortune to be occurring at the same moment when a patient that had OD-ed on alcohol had been wheeled to the stomach pump.

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