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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 suc·tion /ˈsʌkʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 suc·tion /ˈsəkʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Suc·tion n.  The act or process of sucking; the act of drawing, as fluids, by exhausting the air.
 Suction chamber, the chamber of a pump into which the suction pipe delivers.
 Suction pipe, Suction valve, the induction pipe, and induction valve, of a pump, respectively.
 Suction pump, the common pump, in which the water is raised into the barrel by atmospheric pressure.  See Illust. of Pump.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
      2: the act of sucking [syn: sucking, suck]
      v 1: remove or draw away by the force of suction; "the doctors
           had to suction the water from the patient's lungs"
      2: empty or clean (a body cavity) by the force of suction;
         "suction the uterus in an abortion"