from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of siphon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of siphon.
  • v. Alternative spelling of siphon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See syphon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See siphon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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
  • v. convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon
  • n. a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled


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