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pump priming

Definitions of pump priming
  1. noun
    spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy
    synonyms: compensatory spending, deficit spending
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    type of:
    disbursal, disbursement, outlay, spending
    the act of spending or disbursing money
  2. noun
    introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing
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    type of:
    care, maintenance, upkeep
    activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
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