suctional

suction

[suhk-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act, process, or condition of sucking.
2.
the force that, by a pressure differential, attracts a substance or object to the region of lower pressure.
3.
the act or process of producing such a force.
verb (used with object)
4.
to draw out or remove by aspiration.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin sūctiōn- (stem of sūctiō) a sucking, equivalent to Latin sūct(us) (past participle of sūgere to suck) + -iōn- -ion

suctional, adjective
nonsuction, noun
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suction (ˈsʌkʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or process of sucking
2.  the force or condition produced by a pressure difference, as the force holding a suction cap onto a surface
3.  the act or process of producing such a force or condition
 
[C17: from Late Latin suctiō a sucking, from Latin sūgere to suck]
 
'suctional
 
adj

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suction
1626, from L.L. suctionem (nom. suctio), noun of action from L. suctus, pp. of sugere "to suck" (see suck).
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suction   (sŭk'shən)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A force acting on a fluid caused by difference in pressure between two regions, tending to make the fluid flow from the region of higher pressure to the region of lower pressure.

  2. The act of reducing pressure to create such a force, as by the use of a pump or fan.


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