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pump fail·ure

a term used to emphasize mechanical default of the heart as a pump; in acute myocardial infarction, pump failure signifies congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema, or cardiogenic shock. Compare: electrical failure.
Synonym(s): power failure

pump failure

A colloquial term for cardiac failure.
See: cardiac failure
See also: failure
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Kerr set a faster lap time than all bar the first three finishers, but everything came to an end on lap seven when the car slowed with fuel pump failure.
To be on the safe side, ranchers normally maintain a 5-day supply of water in the tanks in case of pump failure.
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Simply plug it in, and this cellular device will automatically connect to the cellular network, and alert up to three phone numbers, via text message, of a power loss or pump failure.
M-Sport World Rally Team driver Evans, from Dolgellau, had to make an early exit from the latest round of the World Rally Championship after his Fiesta RS WRC suffered a water pump failure.
A cruel water pump failure robbed al-Attiyah of a potential podium finish in the Dakar Rally that finishes on Saturday in Chile and al-Attiyah's focus has now switched to the home event that he has won nine times in the past 10 years.
The chief said it was unfortunate that the barn was lost, but "the pump failure was almost a blessing in disguise" because it forestalled the possibility of firefighters being in the building when the roof collapsed.
When part of Premier Food's Sarsons factory in Manchester was brought to a halt because of a progressing cavity pump failure, it turned to NOV[R] Mono[R] for the supply of a replacement part from their Mono Universal Parts (MUP) range, which was delivered to site two hours after the call.
With a fuel pump failure, low on fuel, depressurized, unable to transmit via radio, and intermittent radio reception, they executed a tower flyby displaying the NORDO signal.
A bathing ban was imposed on the beach following the pump failure at Rhyl Waste Water Pumping Station near the Blue Bridge on Friday afternoon, and remains in force.
New guidelines emphasise simplicity and what is considered to be the most effective method for resuscitating adults, children and infants after sudden cardiac arrest from either major heart rhythm disturbances or pump failure and asphyxial arrest from prolonged hypoxia.
Ramp pump failure, fluid leaks and broken wire ropes due to rust, routing problems and damage are right at the top of the failure list.