Meaning of PUMPING in English

PUMPING

/pum"ping/ , n.

1. the act or process of pumping or the action of a pump.

2. Meteorol. rapid change in the height of the column in a mercury barometer, resulting from fluctuations in the surrounding air pressure.

[ 1590-1600; PUMP 1 + -ING 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .