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for Suction pump
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Suction \Suc"tion\, n. [L. sugere, suctum, to suck; cf. OF.
suction. See Suck, v. t.]
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
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a pump for raising fluids by suction
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