sifon

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See also: sifón, șifon, and şifon

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

sifon m

  1. siphon

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek σίφων (síphōn, pipe, tube), of uncertain origin

Noun[edit]

sifon (first-person possessive sifonku, second-person possessive sifonmu, third-person possessive sifonnya)

  1. siphon:
    1. A bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other, in which hydrostatic pressure exerted due to the force of gravity moves liquid from one reservoir to another.
    2. (biology) A tubelike organ found in animals or elongated cell found in plants.
  2. siphon spillway.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch chiffon, from French chiffon, from Middle French chiffe (cloth, old rag), from Old French chipe (rag), from Middle English chip, chippe (chip, shard, fragment), from Old English ċipp (chip, splinter, shaving).

Noun[edit]

sifon (first-person possessive sifonku, second-person possessive sifonmu, third-person possessive sifonnya)

  1. chiffon: A sheer silk or rayon fabric.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French siphon, from Latin sipho, from Ancient Greek σίφων (síphōn, pipe, tube), but of unknown ultimate origin.

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Noun[edit]

sifon n (plural sifoane)

  1. siphon
  2. (slang) informer, snitch (person who tells authorities about improper or illegal activity)

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