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

  • n. A funnel.
  • n. A container for pouring molten metal into a mold, having holes in the bottom to prevent splashing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A kind of funnel used in brewing fitting into the bung-hole of a tun or cask.
  • n. A funnel (usually) used in smelting, foundry work etc.
  • n. A funnel used to create a siphonic break in a drainage system and/or provide visual indication of flow, usually in an overflow line.


From tun +‎ dish. (Wiktionary)



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