Definition of Pump priming

1. Noun. Spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy.




2. Noun. Introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing.
Generic synonyms: Care, Maintenance, Upkeep

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pump Priming

pump-faked
pump-fakes
pump-faking
pump-jet
pump-jets
pump-type pliers
pump action
pump actions
pump fake
pump fakes
pump house
pump iron
pump one's fist
pump out
pump priming (current term)
pump room
pump trolley
pump trolleys
pump truck
pump up
pump well
pumpable
pumpage
pumpages
pumped
pumped(p)
pumped-up
pumped-up(a)
pumped up

Literary usage of Pump priming

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

1. Steam Power Plant Piping System: Their Design, Installation and Maintenance by William Lorenzo Morris (1909)
"Class H7 — Low-Pressure Water; to pump priming Pipes. A low-pressure water connection should always be provided for priming fire pumps. ..."

2. Performance-Related Pay Policies for Government Employees by OECD Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"A further advantage of the incremental approach was that early progress could be demonstrated, which was vital for securing pump priming funding from HM ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1912)
"21148 A. pump priming. Means for Priming Pumps. Illustrated description of a device, operating by exhausting air or gas, which is brought into use whenever ..."

4. Practical Irrigation, Its Value and Cost by Augustus Jesse Bowie (1908)
"As there was in some cases a considerable volume of piping to prime before starting the pump, priming by hand was too slow, so air pumps were installed in ..."

5. Practical Irrigation, Its Value and Cost by Augustus Jesse Bowie (1908)
"As there was in some cases a considerable volume of piping to prime before starting the pump, priming by hand was too slow, so air pumps were installed in ..."

6. Practical Irrigation, Its Value and Cost: With Tables of Comparative Cost by Augustus Jesse Bowie (1908)
"... of piping to prime before starting the pump, priming by hand was too slow, so air pumps were installed in the pits, belt-driven from the motor shaft. ..."

7. Handbook of Mechanical and Electrical Cost Data: Giving Shipping Weights by Halbert Powers Gillette, Richard Turner Dana (1918)
"Cost of pumping quicksand encountered, 6% days at $14 per day 91.00 Express charges 9.00 $ 163.25 Priming Pump: Priming pump $ 6.00 Iron ladder consisting ..."

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