sump / səmp/ • n. a pit or hollow in which liquid collects, in particular: ∎ the base of an internal combustion engine, which serves as a reservoir of oil for the lubrication system. ∎ a depression in the floor of a mine or basement in which water collects. ∎ a cesspool.
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