chain pump


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chain pump

[′chān ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A pump containing an endless chain that is fitted at intervals with disks and moves through a pipe and raises sludge.

chain pump

A pump consisting of an endless chain, fitted at intervals with disks, which moves through a pipe; used to raise sludge.
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