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triplex pump

1. n. [Well Workover and Intervention]
A positive-displacement reciprocating pump that is configured with three plungers. Triplex pumps are the most common configuration of pump used in both drilling and well service operations. Pumps used in well service activities generally are capable of handling a wide range of fluid types, including corrosive fluids, abrasive fluids and slurries containing relatively large particulates.