[puhm-per-nik-uh l] /ˈpʌm pərˌnɪk əl/
a coarse, dark, slightly sour bread made of unbolted rye.
a slightly sour black bread, originating in Germany, made of coarse rye flour
“dark rye bread,” 1756, pompernickel, from German (Westphalian dialect) Pumpernickel (1663), originally an abusive nickname for a stupid person, from pumpern “to break wind” + Nickel “goblin, lout, rascal,” from proper name Niklaus (see Nicholas). An earlier German name for it was krankbrot, literally “sick-bread.”
[puhm-per] /ˈpʌm pər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a fire truck specially equipped to water at the site of a fire. n. 1650s, agent noun from pump (v.). As “fire engine that pumps water,” by 1915.
verb See pump fake
noun 1. a shotgun or rifle having a pump-action mechanism. noun 1. a repeating gun operated by a slide-action mechanism feeding ammunition from a magazine under the barrel into the breech
[puhm-ping] /ˈpʌm pɪŋ/ noun 1. the act or process of or the action of a . 2. Meteorology. rapid change in the height of the column in a mercury barometer, resulting from fluctuations in the surrounding air pressure. [puhmp] /pʌmp/ noun 1. an apparatus or machine for raising, driving, exhausting, or compressing fluids or gases […]