Definition of Suction. Meaning of Suction. Synonyms of Suction

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Definition of Suction

Suction
Suction Suc"tion, n. [L. sugere, suctum, to suck; cf. OF. suction. See Suck, v. t.] The act or process of sucking; the act of drawing, as fluids, by exhausting the air. Suction chamber, the chamber of a pump into which the suction pipe delivers. Suction pipe, Suction valve, the induction pipe, and induction valve, of a pump, respectively. Suction pump, the common pump, in which the water is raised into the barrel by atmospheric pressure. See Illust. of Pump.

Meaning of Suction from wikipedia

- Suction is the day-to-day term for forces experienced by objects that are exposed to the movement of gases or liquids moving along a pressure gradient...
- plain suction dredger has no tool at the end of the suction pipe to disturb the material. A trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) trails its suction pipe...
- A suction cup, also known as a sucker, is a device or object that uses the negative fluid pressure of air or water to adhere to nonporous surfaces, creating...
- create suction. Suction may be used to clear the airway of blood, saliva, vomit, or other secretions so that a patient may breathe. Suctioning can prevent...
- The Yankauer suction tip (/jeɪŋˈkaʊr/) is an oral suctioning tool used in medical procedures. It is typically a firm plastic suction tip with a large...
- A Wangensteen suction apparatus is a modified siphon that maintains constant negative pressure. Used on a duodenal tube, it relieves gastric and intestinal...
- A suction excavator or vacuum excavator is a construction vehicle that removes heavy debris or other materials from a hole on land. Suction excavation...
- Vacuum or suction aspiration is a procedure that uses a vacuum source to remove an embryo or fetus through the cervix. The procedure is performed to induce...
- in elevation between the suction point and the discharge point. Pressure head is the difference in pressure between the suction point and the discharge...
- Cupping therapy is a form of pseudoscience in which a local suction is created on the skin with the application of heated cups. As alternative medicine...