Definition of lift pump in English:

lift pump

noun

  • A simple pump consisting of a piston moving in a cylinder, both parts incorporating a valve.

    • ‘I figured there wasn't much else I could do so I checked the main engine for fuel, purged the air from the lines with the lift pump and turned out to check the ground tackle.’
    • ‘The key is a lever handle that when pumped side-to-side activates a manual hydraulic marinized lift pump inside the body of the bracket.’