Meaning of SUCTION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ sʌkʃ(ə)n ]

( suctions, suctioning, suctioned)


Suction is the process by which liquids, gases, or other substances are drawn out of somewhere.

Dustbags act as a filter and suction will be reduced if they are too full...



If a doctor or nurse suctions a liquid, they remove it by using a machine which sucks it away.

Michael was showing the nurse how to suction his saliva...

VERB : V n


Suction is the process by which two surfaces stick together when the air between them is removed.

...their pneumatic robot which uses air to move and sticks to surfaces by suction.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N n

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