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Synonyms for suction
ˈsʌk ʃənsuc·tion

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  1. suctionnoun

    a force over an area produced by a pressure difference

    Synonyms:
    sucking, suck

  2. sucking, suck, suctionverb

    the act of sucking

    Synonyms:
    sucking, suck

  3. suctionverb

    remove or draw away by the force of suction

    "the doctors had to suction the water from the patient's lungs"

  4. suctionverb

    empty or clean (a body cavity) by the force of suction

    "suction the uterus in an abortion"

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How to use suction in a sentence?

  1. Josh Laughlin:

    The science is pretty clear that when you're suction dredge mining, you're disturbing the integrity of spawning gravels, this impacts the early life cycle of salmon.

  2. Van Valkenburgh:

    They were awesome, they had to dig out under Maverick to release the suction the clay had on him.

  3. Surgeon Dr. Dendy Engelman:

    Not only can significant pain, swelling, and bruising result from these suction techniques, but there is potential risk for scarring and permanent disfigurement with repeated attempts.

  4. Shannon Poe:

    They don’t care a whole lot about the science, or the facts or the truth that conclusively proved suction dredging does not harm fish.


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