Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Infundibuliform.

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Examples

  • The president's visit came as engineers with BP worked to settle a funnel-like cap over the deep-sea leak to try to collect some of the crude now fouling four states.

    Obama Lashes Out At BP On Gulf Visit

  • The president's third visit to the Gulf came as engineers with British oil company BP worked to settle a funnel-like cap over the deep-sea leak to try to collect some of the crude now fouling four states.

    Obama Gulf Coast Visit: President Arrives To Check Oil Spill Progress

  • Efforts to capture the escaping oil in a funnel-like device had never been tested at depths of 5,000 feet and the 450-ton valve at the wellhead, known as a blowout preventer, cannot be engaged remotely and has been difficult to manipulate using remote-controlled submarines.

    Moran asks Salazar to reconsider offshore drilling following Gulf oil well disaster

  • Robots a mile beneath the Gulf of Mexico positioned the inverted funnel-like lid over the main pipe on the leaking well on Thursday night.

    Cap Placed Atop Gulf Well; Oil Still Spews

  • Live video showed that an inverted funnel-like cap slightly wider than a severed pipe was being maneuvered into place over the oil spewing from a busted well.

    BP Tries To Put A Lid On Pipe Leaking Oil

  • The funnel-like lid is designed to channel oil for pumping to a surface tanker.

    BP Captures Some Leaking Oil

  • For example, consumer behavior is less funnel-like than previously thought--Forrester data show that 53% of U.S. online consumers research products online that they'll then purchase in the store.

    It's Time To Bury The Marketing Funnel

  • The oil giant immediately began readying its next attempted fix, using robot submarines to cut the pipe that's gushing the oil and cap it with funnel-like device, but the only guaranteed solution remains more than two months away.

    BP Says So Far, Gulf Well Plug Isn't Working

  • I saw tiny irridescent eyes set above funnel-like mouths with transparent hollow bodies behind.

    The Unusual Genitals Party

  • The straws resemble a flower from the region, called centropogon nigricans, which has a funnel-like neck called a corolla, at the base of which is its nectar.

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