pumping

Definitions

Construction

  • The ejection of water, or water and solid materials, such as clay or silt, along transverse or longitudinal joints and cracks, and along pavement edges. Pumping is caused by downward slab movement activated by the passage of loads over the pavement after the accumulation of free water on or in the base course, subgrade, or subbase. See also of pavements.

Electronics

Food

  • noun the transfer of food by mechanised means from one part of the production line to the next
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