To arouse oneself emotionally, spiritually, mentally, etc, to a maximum effort; PSYCH oneself •Much used by sports commentators, esp by baseball announcers of pitchers: The big lefthander’s really pumped himself up for this crucial encounter (1970s+)
pump-oxygenator pump-ox·y·gen·a·tor (pŭmp-ŏk’sĭ-jə-nā’tər) n. A mechanical device that can substitute for both the heart and lungs during open-heart surgery.
noun 1. the spending of government funds in commercial enterprises, to stimulate the national economy. noun 1. the act or process of introducing fluid into a pump to improve the sealing of the pump parts on starting and to expel air from it 2. (US) government expenditure designed to stimulate economic activity in stagnant or […]
noun 1. a room at a spa for drinking mineral waters. noun 1. a building or room at a spa in which the water from a mineral spring may be drunk
- Pump ship
verb phrase To urinate: The Duke of Wellington’s most cogent advice was ”Never lose an opportunity to pump ship” (1788+)