Definition of Dry sump

1. Noun. (automotive) A type of engine sump where oil that flows down from the crankshaft etc is sucked up into an external reservoir (as opposed to a wet sump where it simply pools in a pan at the bottom of the engine). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dry Sump

dry quart
dry rale
dry reach
dry riser
dry risers
dry rot
dry run
dry runs
dry season
dry seasons
dry socket
dry spells
dry steering
dry sump (current term)
dry synovitis
dry tetter
dry ton
dry unit
dry up
dry vermouth
dry vomiting
dry wall
dry walling
dry wash
dry weight

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