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〔 ˋsaIfәn 〕


〔 ˊsaifn 〕

Overview of noun siphon

The noun siphon has 2 senses

  • siphon, syphon -- (a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube)

  • siphon, syphon -- (a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled)

Overview of verb siphon

The verb siphon has 2 senses

  • siphon, syphon, siphon off -- (convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon)

  • siphon -- (move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action; "siphon gas into the tank")