Oil Pump


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oil pump

[′ȯil ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A pump of the gear, vane, or plunger type, usually an integral part of the automotive engine; it lifts oil from the sump to the upper level in the splash and circulating systems, and in forced-feed lubrication it pumps the oil to the tubes leading to the bearings and other parts.

Oil Pump

 

a device for pumping oil under pressure, used in the lubrication systems of internal combustion engines, the hydraulic drives of machinery, and so on. Gear-type and piston-type (reciprocating) oil pumps are the most commonly used types. The oil-diffusion (oil-vapor) pumps used in vacuum technology are also called oil pumps.

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