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1. siphon

verb. ['ˈsaɪfən'] convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon.

Synonyms

  • take out
  • draw
  • siphon off

Antonyms

  • moving
  • unsettled
  • unready
  • disarranged

Etymology

  • σίφων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Siphon

  • syphon
  • hyphen
  • -hyphen

Sentences with siphon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a siphon to empty the water into a bucket.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
You must not allow the two halves to re-integrate, so make sure you siphon off the water

3. Verb, base form
Let the hose remain to siphon off the bulk of the water in the pond.

2. siphon

noun. ['ˈsaɪfən'] a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled.

Synonyms

  • organ

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • σίφων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. siphon

noun. ['ˈsaɪfən'] 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.

Synonyms

  • syphon
  • tube

Antonyms

  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • σίφων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. siphon

verb. ['ˈsaɪfən'] move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • desynchronise
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend

Etymology

  • σίφων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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