Lift-pump



noun
1.
a pump in which a liquid is lifted rather than forced up from below.
noun
1.
a pump that raises a fluid to a higher level. It usually consists of a piston and vertical cylinder with flap or ball valves in both piston and cylinder base Compare force pump

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