What does suction cup mean?

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  1. suction cup(Noun)

    A device comprised of a flexible material formed into a three-dimensional shape with one flat open face which, when pressed against a flat surface will adhere to that surface due to the lower pressure in between the flexible material and the flat surface as compared to the pressure outside the flexible material.

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  1. Suction cup

    A suction cup, also sometimes known as a sucker, is an object that uses negative fluid pressure of air or water to adhere to nonporous surfaces and in the process creates a partial vacuum. They exist both as artificially created devices, and as anatomical traits of some animals such as octopi and squid. The working face of the suction cup has a curved surface. When the center of the suction cup is pressed against a flat, non-porous surface, the volume of the space between the suction cup and the flat surface is reduced, which causes the fluid between the cup and the surface to be expelled past the rim of the circular cup. When the user ceases to apply physical pressure to the centre of the outside of the cup, the elastic substance of which the cup is made tends to resume its original, curved shape. Because most of the fluid has already been forced out of the inside of the cup, the cavity which tends to develop between the cup and the flat surface has little to no air or water in it, and therefore lacks pressure. The pressure difference between the atmosphere on the outside of the cup, and the low-pressure cavity on the inside of the cup, is what keeps the cup adhered to the surface.²²

How to pronounce suction cup?

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How to say suction cup in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suction cup in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suction cup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of suction cup

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