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suction

noun [U] uk   /ˈsʌk.ʃən/ us  
the act of removing air from a space resulting in a lower pressure in that space, either causing liquid, gases, or other substances to enter, or causing two surfaces to stick together: a suction pump
Translations of “suction”
in Spanish succión…
in French succion…
in German die Saugwirkung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吸,抽吸…
in Russian всасывание…
in Turkish emme, emiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吸,抽吸…
in Polish ssanie…
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