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pump (one's) stomach

To use a mechanical pump to withdraw the contents of one's stomach, especially to rid it of toxic or poisonous substances. He got so drunk on his 21st birthday that we had to take him to the hospital so they could pump his stomach. The child was rushed to the emergency room to have her stomach pumped after swallowing a laundry detergent capsule.
See also: pump, stomach

pumped (up)

Sl. excited; physically and mentally ready. The team is really pumped up for Friday's game. She really plays well when she's pumped!

pumped

1. mod. pregnant; impregnated. (Crude.) Look at her! She’s pumped and looks due any minute.
2. Go to pumped (up).

pumped (up)

mod. excited; physically and mentally ready. (Sports.) The team is really pumped up for Friday’s game.
See also: pumped, up

pumped

verb
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The metastable atoms are optically pumped by 1083 nm wavelength light that is produced by a Nd:LMA (neodymium-doped lanthanum magnesium hexaluminate) laser.
In addition we optically pumped to the lower energy state.
Since ambient air always contains some water vapor, the roughing/backing pump will condense a certain amount of water vapor or other condensable gases within it as the pumped gases flow through and are compressed.
The maximum speed at which a pump should operate is determined by the net positive suction head available at the pump, the quantity of liquid being pumped, and the total head.
In such a system the water coming into the roadways can be pumped to the next pump instead of flowing under gravity in ditches, and there accumulating solids.
Echocardiography also can be used to calculate a patient's ejection fraction, a measure of the amount of blood pumped out when the heart contracts.
Secondly, since there is no accumulation of chemicals in a chemical scroll pump, ionization of the chemicals being pumped does not occur.