Definition of Pump house

1. Noun. A house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated.

Exact synonyms: Pumping Station
Generic synonyms: House
Specialized synonyms: Pump Room

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pump House

pump-and-dump scheme
pump-type pliers
pump action
pump actions
pump fake
pump fakes
pump house (current term)
pump iron
pump one's fist
pump out
pump priming
pump room
pump trolley
pump trolleys
pump truck
pump up
pump well

Literary usage of Pump house

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"11 Am City 13:284-6 O '15 Making a pump house adorn a park. J: P. adequate municipal water supply. VS Berry. 11 Am City 13:215-15 O '15 Municipal ownership ..."

2. Farm Buildings by William Arthur Foster, Deane G. Carter (1922)
"They include smoke house, pump house, milk house or dairy room, spring house, scale shelter, seed house, and shelters. Construction.—All of these structures ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1860)
"pump house. and should be tied to its foundation by means of iron rods, ... The second is a design for a pump house, built of rough twigs in the same manner ..."

4. The American Petroleum Industry by Raymond Foss Bacon, William Allen Hamor (1916)
"Crude oil pump-house. 3. Crude oil pipe-line. 7. Preheating battery. 6. ... Electrical pump-house. 37. Benzine fractionation. 36. Supply tanks. 15. ..."

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