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suction cup

noun

Simple Definition of suction cup

  • : a round, shallow cup made of a flexible material (such as rubber) that you attach to a surface by pressing the cup against the surface until the air between the cup and surface is removed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of suction cup

  1. :  a cup-shaped device in which a partial vacuum can be produced when applied to a surface

Examples of suction cup in a sentence

  1. The device is held to the wall with two suction cups.



1942

First Known Use of suction cup

1942


Medical Dictionary

suction cup

noun

Medical Definition of suction cup

  1. :  a cup of glass or of a flexible material (as rubber) in which a partial vacuum is produced when applied to a surface and which is used variously (as to bring blood to the surface of the skin)




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