[puhm-uh-loh] /ˈpʌm əˌloʊ/
noun, plural pummelos.
[puhmp] /pʌmp/ noun 1. an apparatus or machine for raising, driving, exhausting, or compressing fluids or gases by means of a piston, plunger, or set of rotating vanes. 2. Engineering, Building Trades. a shore having a jackscrew in its foot for adjusting the length or for bearing more firmly against the structure to be sustained. […]
[puhmp-ak-shuh n] /ˈpʌmpˌæk ʃən/ adjective 1. (of a shotgun or rifle) having an action that extracts the empty case, loads, and cocks the piece by means of a hand-operated lever that slides backward and forward; slide-action. adjective 1. (of a shotgun or other repeating firearm) operated by a slide-action mechanism feeding ammunition from a magazine […]
noun 1. the practice of buying shares, generating favourable publicity about them, especially on the internet, then selling them when the price accordingly rises modifier : Investigators reported two ”pump-and-dump” schemes in which Canadian companies were heavily hyped on computer bulletin board services. Their stock prices tripled or more in a short time, then collapsed […]
noun 1. a chamber of a pump in which a piston operates.