fire pump


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fire pump

[′fīr ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A pump for fire protection purposes usually driven by an independent, reliable prime mover and approved by the National Board of Fire Underwriters.

fire pump

A pump especially designed, tested, and listed for use in a fire suppression system. Since it is rarely (if ever) used, it must be tested periodically to ensure that its operating condition is satisfactory.
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fire pump. The fire tender has also crew compartment for fire fighters equipped with all necessary tools.
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