pump-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: compressor device that uses pressure or suction to transport fluid materials

Commentary: PUMP[+entity][+mechanism][+compressor][+transporter][+substance][+fluid][+artifact][+device]

John used a pump to fill the air mattresses.
These buildings are cooled by heat pumps that carry the hot air away.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: organic mechanism that transports blood through the body, heart

Commentary: PUMP[+entity][+mechanism][+compressor][+transporter][+substance][+fluid][+natural][+heart]

The human heart is a vital pump that circulates blood through the body.
The small hole in the child's heart needed repair so that it could work as an efficient pump.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a low-cut shoe without fasteners

Commentary: PUMP[+entity][+artifact][+apparel][+shoe][+low_cut][-fasteners]

Mary bought new black patent leather pumps.
I prefer those silver stilettos with the straps to these red pumps.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a chemical differential allowing ion flow across a cell membrane

Commentary: PUMP[+entity][+mechanism][+differential][+chemical][+flow][+ion][+membrane][+cell]

These drugs iinhibit the activity of pumps transporting hydrogen ions across cell membranes.
The biology text explained the mechanism of a sodium pump.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 5: an act or process of pumping

Commentary: PUMP[+activity][+process][+transporting][+material][+fluid]

This exercise will increase the pump of blood through the heart.
We could hear the pump of the big pistons on the machinery.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3