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suck

1. rude slang To be very poor, inferior, or worthless. Wow, that movie really sucked! This place sucks—can we go home yet? Boo! You guys suck! Get off the stage!
2. rude slang To be displeasing, unfortunate, or undesirable. A: "I'm sorry, but the charge is non-refundable." B: "Well, that really sucks!" I know this situation sucks, but we've just got to deal with it the best we can.

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
See suck
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Suction dredging in Oregon waterways has long been a contentious issue, pitting environmental, recreational and fishing interests against miners.
Serres' patented design provides a set of compatible accessories that can be seamlessly attached to its suction bags, making their products compatible for different needs of surgical suction.
"If we made the screen opening size too small, sand would block it and suction pressure would decrease," he said.
Of the measures employed to manage mastectomy wound fluid collections, closed suction wound drainage has been used most extensively since 194715.
Prolonged or serious rectal bleeding following suction rectal biopsy is exceptionally rare.
In Figure 5, we have presented the response of the fluid velocity to variations in the Soret number (Sr) and magnetic parameter (M) in the presence of suction and injection parameter.
The suction stress can be obtained by Formula (3) at different water content state.
The suction cups may offer benefits in circumstances where the surfaces of objects might be wet or oily.
The AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines on ET suction in mechanically ventilated patients recommend the following: i) ET suctioning should not be performed routinely but only when secretions are present, ii) pre-oxygenation should be considered in patients who experience clinically important reductions in oxygen saturation with suctioning, iii) shallow rather than deep suction should be used and iv) instillation of normal saline prior to ET suction should not be performed routinely.
The use of a limited array of rigid suction devices results in numerous exchanges of instruments, with attempts to use other angled instruments that are less effective than our new approach with a bendable suction.
[ClickPress, Thu Sep 27 2018] A suction electric machine is a medical device which is majorly used for the respiratory conditions.
To address the need for such monitoring, as well as other invasive species of agronomic crops, the Midwest Suction Trap Network was created.
In this context, suction represents 75% of the total energy of a winding machine.