How to Pronounce suction?

Correct pronunciation for the word "suction" is [sˈʌkʃən], [sˈʌkʃən], [s_ˈʌ_k_ʃ_ə_n].

"Suction" in context

A suction device is an apparatus that creates a vacuum to extract material from one part of a system and move it to another. Suction devices are used in a variety of industries, such as medical, industrial, commercial, and consumer applications. It is an important process in medical procedures such as medical waste removal, wound management, and removal of airway secretions, as well as in industrial processes such as liquid collection and removal of solids. Suction devices are designed to operate at prescribed levels to move the material from one place to another. They are generally small, portable, and light weight, making them perfect for use in tight spaces.

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Usage over time for suction:

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