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siphon (plural siphons)
- 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.
- A soda siphon.
- (biology) A tubelike organ found in animals or elongated cell found in plants.
a bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other
- (transitive) To transfer (liquid) by means of a siphon.
- (transitive, figuratively) To steal or skim off in small amounts; to embezzle.
transfer by means of a siphon
siphon m (plural siphons)