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gismu x1 is a pump/injector [tool/apparatus] pumping/inserting fluid x2 to x3 from x4 by means x5. x2 fluid may be liquid or gas; x5 may be a force; a pump generally causes a pressure gradient, such that x3 is a place of lower pressure, x4 a place of higher pressure. (cf. gapci, litki, rinci; metaphorical use of fepri for gas, risna for liquid, rinci, tutci)
ti pambe lo vacri lo xislu lo bartu
This is a pump for filling up the air into the wheels from the outside.
lo risna cu sluji rango fi lo ka pambe lo ciblu vi'u lo xadni
The heart is the muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body.
gismu x1 is a/the lung [body-part] of x2; [metaphor: breathing/respiratory apparatus/bellows]. Also (adjective:) x1 is pulmonary. See also pambe, vasxu.
gismu x1 is a/the heart [body-part] of x2; [emotional/shape metaphors are NOT culturally neutral]. (adjective:) x1 is cardiac; emotional 'heart' (= cnise'i). See also pambe, ciblu.
lujvo c1 sucks (gets by sucking) c2=s2 from c3=s3 If c1 is an animal, s1 is usually in its mouth or nose, and pumping may be involved, as in mosquitoes. See pambe.
lujvo mi1 is a fan for moving air to destination mu2 from origin mu3 over path/route mu4. Cf. lekmi'i, pambe.
gismu x1 liquid/fluid drains/strains/flushes from source x2 through drain/strainer x3 by force x4. x4 is usually gravity. See also pambe, tisna, setca, flecu, muvdu, ganxo, rirxe.
gismu rafsi: gac x1 is gaseous/fumes/a gas/vapor of material/composition including x2, under conditions x3. x3 includes temperature and pressure. See also pambe, vacri, litki, sligu, danmo, bumru, cidro, flecu.
gismu rafsi: lik x1 is liquid/fluid, of composition/material including x2, under conditions x3. Conditions include temperature and pressure. See also cilmo, djacu, lumci, runta, pambe, sudga, gapci, sligu, flecu, jduli.
lujvo x1=t1 is a pipe/tube/hose carrying fluid x2=f2=t3 towards x3=f3 from x4=f4 (direction/source) Fluid is any flowable matter (gas, liquid, slurry, powder etc.). Cf. jaurflevau, datnyfle, blutu'u, tubnu, pambe, litki, gapci, bumru, danmo, purmo, pulce, sligu.
gismu rafsi: tci x1 is a tool/utensil/resource/instrument/implement used for doing x2; [form determines function]. (cf. cabra, minji, se pilno, zukte, sazri, basic tool types: salpo, pulni, cfine, klupe, jendu, xislu, vraga; utensils: forca, smuci, dakfu; specifics: balre, mruli, cinza, garna, pijne, pambe, canpa, pilno, vraga)