Sentence Examples with the word pumped

The brine is pumped into conduits, carried to large ponds and there evaporated by the sun; during late years the salt has been refined here, being purified of the sulphates and magnesium compounds which formerly rendered it efflorescent and of a low commercial grade.

The head of the insect contains a muscular pharynx by means of which the blood from the wound inflicted by the proboscis (labium) is pumped into the alimentary canal and the so-called sucking-stomach.

In depth, and when 25 barrels were pumped from it in a day its production was considered enormous.

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Below the surface is tapped and pumped by electricity generated from the only surface water of the region, Camas Creek.

A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.

The irritation is caused by the rostrum of the insect being inserted into the skin, from which the blood is rapidly pumped up. A third human louse, known as the crab-louse (Phthirius pubis) is found amongst the hairs on other parts of the body, particularly those of the pubic region, but probably never on the head.

He pumped his arms hard, ignoring the cries of three men as they fell into pits or were snapped up by traps with iron teeth.

From the city hall); thence the water is pumped to a steel reinforced reservoir (capacity 5,000,000 gallons) on the mountain back of South Orange.

These piles have a flat flange at the bottom, and water is pumped in at the top of the pile, which is weighted to prevent it from rising.

Katie laughed shortly as she whirled the motor over and pumped the accelerator.