Definition of 'suction'
Example sentences containing 'suction'
His complexion was mottled red and white, as if somebody had applied suction cups to it, and he was staring stonily, blindly straight ahead.NO BODY (2004)
He'd offended her, and he loved his sister, and he hadn't even got her new address... He thought about abortions; blood and suction.LOST CHILDREN (2004)
One of the miscellaneous objects I have with me is a small inflatable bag with suction pads attached to it.POPCO (2004)
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