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Wet sump

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  • wet sump — wet sump, a type of engine lubrication in which the oil supply is contained within the engine, in the bottom of the crankcase …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wet sump — A wet sump is a lubricating oil management design for four stroke piston internal combustion engines which uses a built in reservoir for oil, as opposed to an external or secondary reservoir used in a dry sump design.Four stroke engines are… …   Wikipedia

  • wet-sump engine — An aircraft engine in which the engine oil is carried in a sump that forms an integral part of the engine. The illustration shows a wet sump lubrication system. If this system forms an integral part of the engine, it will be called wet sump… …   Aviation dictionary

  • wet sump lubrication — The usual engine lubrication system in which the oil is carried in a pan below the crankshaft. Such a system relies on gravity draining the circulated oil and needs no return pump …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • sump lubrication — See dry sump lubrication wet sump lubrication …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • sump — [sʌmp] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: sump swamp (15 20 centuries), from Middle Dutch somp or Middle Low German sump wet ground ] 1.) the lowest part of a ↑drainage system, where liquids or wastes remain 2.) BrE the part of an engine that contains… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sump pump — a pump for removing liquid or wastes from a sump. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ technology       device that removes accumulations of water or other liquids from a sump pit, the lowest point in a drainage system. If the sump pit is wet only intermittently… …   Universalium

  • Dry sump — A dry sump is a lubricating motor oil management method for four stroke and large two stroke piston internal combustion engines that uses external pumps and a secondary external reservoir for oil, as compared to a conventional wet sump system.… …   Wikipedia

  • dry sump (lubrication) system — An engine lubrication system in which the lubricating oil is carried in an external tank and not internally in a sump. The sump is kept relatively free from oil by scavenging pumps, which return the oil to the tank after cooling. The opposite of… …   Aviation dictionary

  • oil sump — A container to hold engine lubrication oil. In a wet sump oil system, all the oil is held in the crankcase. However, in the dry sump lubrication system, the oil is stored in a tank external to the engine. The dry sump system is used to make the… …   Aviation dictionary

  • dry sump — noun A type of engine sump where oil that flows down from the crankshaft etc is sucked up into an external reservoir (as opposed to a wet sump where it simply pools in a pan at the bottom of the engine) …   Wiktionary

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