suction


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suck

1. and suction n. liquor; wine; beer; strong drink. How about a little glass of suck before we leave?
2. and suck something up tv. to drink beer or liquor. Yeah, I’ll suck one up with ya.
3. in. [for someone or something] to be bad or undesirable. This movie sucks!
4. and suction n. influence. He thinks he has suck, but he’s just a pain in the neck.

suction

verb
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Prolonged or serious rectal bleeding following suction rectal biopsy is exceptionally rare.
Physicians should counsel parents considering out-of-hospital circumcision about the risks of orogenital suction and should consider herpes infection when evaluating a newborn male infant with fever following Jewish ritual circumcision.
Positioning the shaft so that it protrudes superiorly and anteriorly, versus just anteriorly in front of the patient's mouth, can also facilitate access of the HVE suction tip to the corner of the patient's mouth.
To further enhance manufacturing flexibility, the suction cups are available in single-hardness or dual-hardness versions.
Suction dredge miners, many of them weekend hobbyists, soon will descend in unprecedented numbers on the free-flowing rivers and streams of Southwest Oregon's Siskiyou Mountains.
The Warrens now have a generator and a backup suction machine ready for use, just in case.
The test was not a minimum standard and did reflect the fact that suction might be lost as the receptacle filled with dust over time.
Patients were randomised for either the suction drain or simple drain by drawing lots from a sealed bag containing equal numbers of both options.
Once the ball hits the field, the mud's suction often grabs hold of it.
Instead of the usual solid block of steel bored out with channels for cooling water and vacuum, Technoplast Kunststofftechnik GmbH in Austria uses a 3- to 5-mm micro-perforated steel plate backed with water at less than atmospheric pressure, drawn by a suction pump.
Adult hearts in vertebrates, such as zebrafish and people, pump blood using valves and muscle contractions to create suction, but the early heart in these animals is a valveless tube.
The performance of a proprietary dry suction pleural drainage unit was measured under hyperbaric oxygenation conditions.
MWN specializes in design and production of suction rolls and shells as well as in function rolls.
The Res-Q-Vac Hand-Held Suction System from Repro-Med Systems, Inc.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: The nurses who failed to follow the orders to suction the patient "every four hours" were guilty of the most reprehensible form of misconduct.