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Overview of noun siphon

The noun siphon has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. siphon, syphon

(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)

2. siphon, syphon

(a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled)


Overview of verb siphon

The verb siphon has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. siphon, syphon, siphon off

(convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon)

2. siphon

(move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action; "siphon gas into the tank")

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