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pump

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun PHYS, ENG, MED, ETC device for sucking liquid, gascaidéal masc1  c m upumpa masc4  c m u 2 noun device for inflatingteannaire masc4  c m upumpa masc4  c m u
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3 noun AUTO for petrolcaidéal masc1  c m upumpa masc4  c m u 4 noun AUTO fire engineinneall dóiteáin  c m u 5 noun SPOR, CLOTH sports shoebróg spóirt 6 noun DANC, CLOTH dance shoepumpa masc4  c m ubróg bailé 7 noun (especially US) CLOTH, FASH shoe worn by men and womenpumpa masc4  c m ubuimpéis fem2  c m u
verb
8 verb PHYS, ENG, MED, ETC suck liquid, gas TRANSITIVEcaidéalaigh verb  c m upumpáil verb  c m u to pump sb's stomach MED bolg dhuine a phumpáil, bolg dhuine a thaoscadhher stomach was pumped at the hospital taoscadh a bolg san ospidéal 9 verb inflate TRANSITIVEaer a chur iteann verb  c m uséid verb  c m upumpáil verb  c m uto pump a tyre aer a chur i mbonn 10 verb of the heart INTRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m upreab verb  c m u 11 verb of blood, come out in large quantities INTRANSITIVEsteall verb  c m uscaird verbpumpáil verb  c m uthe blood was pumping out of his leg bhí an fhuil ag scairdeadh amach as a chos 12 verb push up and down TRANSITIVEpumpáil verb  c m u 13 verb of arms, legs
TRANSITIVEpumpáil verb  c m upumping the arms is an important part of sprinting cuid thábhachtach den ráibeáil is ea pumpáil na ngéag
INTRANSITIVEpumpáil verb  c m uI crossed the line, arms pumping hard thrasnaigh mé an líne, mo ghéaga ag pumpáil go tréan
14 verb shake hand vigorously TRANSITIVEcroith go láidir 15 verb give large sums of money TRANSITIVEcuir isteach  c m ucaith verb  c m ua lot of money has been pumped into roads tá go leor airgid caite ar bhóithre 16 verb informal seek information TRANSITIVEshe's always pumping me for information about you bíonn sí seasta ag iarraidh eolas fútsa a mhealladh asam, bíonn sí seasta ag iarraidh mé a bhleán fútsa
phrases

to pump bullets into sb

(also

to pump sb full of lead

) informalduine a chaochadh le piléirduine a líonadh le luaidhepiléir a phumpáil i nduine

to pump sb full of sth

informalduine a líonadh le rudduine a phumpáil le rud

pump iron

informal SPORmeáchan a chrochadh

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