Translation of suction in Spanish:

suction

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌkʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • succión (feminine); (of water, air etc) aspiración (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [valve/pump] de succión
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    • As Thomas points out, these studies achieved negative pressure by using wall suction devices or surgical vacuum bottles.
    • Some machines combine both hydroexcavation and sewer cleaning by water jetting and vacuum suction.
    • It has mechanical arms that can grab and dig as well as water jets and suction pipes to gently clear away mud and sand.

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