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See definition of suction on Dictionary.com
  • as inabsorption
  • as inleverage
  • as insucking
  • as intraction
  • as insuck

synonyms for suction

  • consumption
  • digestion
  • intake
  • penetration
  • retention
  • saturation
  • exhaustion
  • fusion
  • imbibing
  • impregnation
  • ingestion
  • inhalation
  • osmosis
  • reception
  • drinking in
  • soaking up
  • taking in
See also synonyms for: suctioned / suctioning

antonyms for suction

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  • boredom
  • distraction
  • weakness
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      How to use suction in a sentence

      Now, scientists have discovered that its skull was adapted to allow Tiktaalik to use both suction and biting while feeding.
      THIS ANCIENT FISH-CROCODILE MASHUP SNARED ITS PREY USING A KEY ADAPTATIONKATE BAGGALEYFEBRUARY 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
      There are few bells and whistles—it’s pretty much an upright without any tools or attachments, and you have to empty the bin and clean the filter regularly to maintain the suction power.
      BEST CORDLESS VACUUM: SUCK UP DEBRIS WITHOUT GETTING YOURSELF TANGLEDCHARLOTTE MARCUSJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
      With an under $150 vacuum, you should expect a significantly shorter battery life, smaller bins, and less suction power.
      BEST ROBOT VACUUM: CLEAN UP WITHOUT LIFTING A FINGERCARSEN JOENKDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      This one’s the better pickup over the similarly priced V7 since it comes with two extra attachments, a boost in suction power, and 10 extra minutes of run time.
      7 GIFTS TO TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF STRESS-CLEANINGJESSICA BODDYDECEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      There are a variety of colors to choose from and, best of all, once you pick your colors you can find matching divided suction plates and changing mats.
      SILICONE BIBS TO KEEP FOOD OFF YOUR BABY AND TIME ON YOUR SIDEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      Each arm is equipped with a suction device that sticks because of water.
      CLIMB LIKE A SLO-MO SPIDERMAN USING THIS SUPER SUCTION ROBOTCAROLYN WILKEMAY 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
      As the clock struck twelve he gave the signal at which the large suction-pump was to be set in motion.
      BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
      And always the usual work of the suction-pumps went on, those pumps now fixed to this great reservoir of millions.
      THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
      The first and second lead precipitates were filtered by suction and washed with water.
      SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
      In the storerooms above the electric engine room there was one 3-inch suction.
      LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO SUCTION

      • consumption
      • digestion
      • drinking in
      • exhaustion
      • fusion
      • imbibing
      • impregnation
      • ingestion
      • inhalation
      • intake
      • osmosis
      • penetration
      • reception
      • retention
      • saturation
      • soaking up
      • suction
      • taking in
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.