Sumph vs. Sump

Sumph vs. Sump — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Sumph and Sump

Sumphnoun

A dunce; a blockhead.

Sumpnoun

A hollow or pit into which liquid drains, such as a cesspool, cesspit or sink.

Sumpnoun

The lowest part of a mineshaft into which water drains.

Sumpnoun

A completely flooded cave passage, sometimes passable by diving.

Sumpnoun

(automotive) The crankcase or oil reservoir of an internal combustion engine.

Sumpnoun

(nautical) The pit at the lowest point in a circulating or drainage system (FM 55-501).

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Sumpnoun

(construction) An intentional depression around a drain or scupper that promotes drainage.

Sumpverb

(intransitive) Of a cave passage, to end in a sump, or to fill completely with water on occasion.

We discovered a new passage, but it sumped after 100 metres.This low passage sumps quickly after moderate rainfall.

Sumpnoun

an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine

Sumpnoun

a well or other hole in which water has collected

Sumpnoun

a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it