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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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While it will not protect against pump failure due to FOD, it will let you know when it's about to wear out and fail.
The most common reason for pump failure is a power outage, not some problem with the pump itself.
TOM: I don't think your problem has anything to do with your water pump failure or the eruption of Old Faithful under the hood that came with it.
Congestive Heart Disease, he pointed out is the inability of the heart to do the required job which is pump failure. Speaking about shunt dependent oxygen therapy, he said that one should limit O2 therapy for cyanosis.
* An emergency backup system to maintain furnace cooling in the event of pump failure or power outage.
The Saberhawk has independent accumulators for the auxiliary (a backup system to provide normal braking with a hydraulic pump failure), emergency brake, and thrust-reverser (TR) systems.
The aircraft that will be returned is still stuck in Bangkok after a hydraulic pump failure this week and will be flown back to Stockholm where Boeing will carry out the work.
Two days ago, a fuel pump failure caused big delays at Nairobi airport.
A pump failure and dropping water levels delayed the last two paddlers in the final - Florence and Slovakia's Matej Benus - by over 20 minutes.
Lancer 64 experienced a fuel transfer pump failure about 20 minutes into a four-ship F-15E training sortie.