Suction chamber
Suction 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. [1913 Webster]

{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}. [1913 Webster]


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