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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A covered cistern; A well or other hole in which water has collected; An oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine.

Usage examples (34)
  • The car and all its parts are original - even the oil in the sump is the very same as from 20 years ago.
  • Also, the sump was an above hole pump so it meant cutting the cap to fit the pipes in and sealing it with a couple of tubes of silicone.
  • There was some kind of sump here, or else the base of the tunnel had collapsed into a cavern.
  • Any openings in the basement floor must also be sealed, such as sump baskets and bathtub drains. for more
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