from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See siphon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See syphon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of siphon.
  • verb Alternative spelling of siphon.

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

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


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