: an auxiliary hand pump used to supply fuel to the carburetor of an airplane engine when the power-driven pump fails or for forcing fuel from an extra tank
* * *Aeron.an auxiliary hand pump for supplying fuel to the carburetor of an aircraft engine when the automatic pumping mechanism fails.[1925-30]
* * *wobble pump,a hand pump in an airplane by which fuel may be transferred from an auxiliary tank to a main tank, or to the engine or for use when the power pump fails.
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