Suction chamber, the chamber of a pump into which the suction pipe delivers.Suction pipe, Suction valve, the induction pipe, and induction valve, of a pump, respectively.Suction pump, the common pump, in which the water is raised into the barrel by atmospheric pressure. See Illust. of Pump.

(||Suc*to"ri*a) n. pl. [NL. See Suction.] (Zoöl.)

1. An order of Infusoria having the body armed with somewhat stiff, tubular processes which they use as suckers in obtaining their food. They are usually stalked.

2. Same as Rhizocephala.

(Suc*to"ri*al) a. [L. sugere, suctum, to suck.]

1. (Zoöl.) Adapted for sucking; living by sucking; as, the humming birds are suctorial birds.

2. (Zoöl.) Capable of adhering by suction; as, the suctorial fishes.

(Suc*to"ri*an) n.

1. (Zoöl.) A cartilaginous fish with a mouth adapted for suction, as the lampery.

2. (Zoöl.) One of the Suctoria.

(Suc*to"ri*ous) a. Suctorial. [R.]

(||Su*dam"i*na) n. pl, sing. Sudamen [NL. sudamen, - inis, fr. sudare to sweat. See Sweat.] (Med.) Minute vesicles surrounded by an area of reddened skin, produced by excessive sweating.

(||Su*da"ri*um) n. [L., a handkerchief.] (Eccl.) The handkerchief upon which the Savior is said to have impressed his own portrait miraculously, when wiping his face with it, as he passed to the crucifixion.

(Su"da*ry) n. [L. sudarium, fr. sudare to sweat. See Sweat.] A napkin or handkerchief. [Obs. or R.] Wyclif. R. Browning.

(Su*da"tion) n. [L. sudatio, fr. sudare to sweat: cf. F. sudation.] A sweating. [Obs.]

(Suc"tion) n. [L. sugere, suctum, to suck; cf. OF. suction. See Suck, v. t.] The act or process of sucking; the act of drawing, as fluids, by exhausting the air.

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