Sodium-Potassium Pump

Science / Biology / Sodium-Potassium Pump: The mechanism that uses ATP energy to reset the sodium and potassium ions after transmission of a nerve impulse.

Other Words for Pump

Pump Noun Synonyms: send, force, deliver, push
Pump Verb Synonyms: interrogate, question, examine, cross-examine, quiz, probe, grill, give (someone) the third degree
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Pumping Iron

Health / Fitness / Pumping Iron: Phrase that has been in use since the 1950's, but recently greatly popularized. Lifting weights. MORE

Pumpkin

Entertainment / Bowling / Pumpkin: A softly thrown ball with little or no spin. A soft hitting ball. MORE

Sodium-Potassium Pump

Science / Biology / Sodium-Potassium Pump: The mechanism that uses ATP energy to reset the sodium and potassium ions after transmission of a nerve impulse. MORE

Sump Pump

Business / Construction / Sump Pump: A submersible pump in a sump pit that pumps any excess ground water to the outside of the home. MORE

Pumped

Health / Fitness / Pumped: Slang meaning the muscles have been made large by increasing blood supply to them through exercise. MORE

Pump Mix

Business / Construction / Pump Mix: Special concrete that will be used in a concrete pump. Generally, the mix has smaller rock aggregate than regular mix. MORE

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