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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuctionsuc‧tion /ˈsʌkʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 TAIRthe process of removing air or liquid from an enclosed space so that another substance is sucked in, or so that two surfaces stick together 🔊 My vacuum cleaner has very good suction. 🔊 a suction pump2 the force that causes a substance to be sucked into a closed space when the air or liquid already present is removed
Examples from the Corpus
suctionJust to be safe, he carries a suction device to draw the poison out of any wound.Secretions which block or threaten to block his airway have to be removed by suction.The rise is a result of the capillary suction which acts against the force of gravity.Her reclining wheelchair, a chest respirator, and a small end table for her suction machine stood by.This combination of acid-base disturbances may be seen in postoperative patients receiving nasogastric suction who are hyperventilating because of pain and stress.Simple suction is out, because gecko feet work perfectly, even in a vacuum.Then, their ears protected against the piercing whine, they activated the suction pump.the suction of the vacuum cleanersuction pumpThen, their ears protected against the piercing whine, they activated the suction pump.