Part of speech: noun

The act of sucking.

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Usage examples "suction":

  1. The mixture is filtered by suction in a large funnel. - "Organic-Syntheses", Conant, James Bryant.
  2. And finally, after what seemed to the boys an unusually long time, the suction fan arrived from Bruce's father's mill. - "The Boy Scout Fire Fighters", Irving Crump.
  3. It had stung the cricket upon the haunch, and presently it went to the other leg and drained that, too, by means of its powerful internal suction- pump. - "The Mad Planet", Murray Leinster.