deep-well pump

deep-well pump

[′dēp ‚wel ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A multistage centrifugal pump for lifting water from deep, small-diameter wells; a surface electric motor operates the shaft. Also known as vertical turbine pump.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.