Translation of suction in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsʌkʃən/


uncountable/no numerable
  • succión (f); (of water, air etc) aspiración (f); (before noun/delante del nombre) [valve/pump] de succión suction cup ventosa (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • 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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