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Siphon   /sˈaɪfən/   Listen
Siphon

noun
1.
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.  Synonym: syphon.
2.
A tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled.  Synonym: syphon.






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Words linked to "Siphon" :   tubing, position, pose, place, tube, draw, take out, lay, put, zoology, zoological science, organ, set, siphon off



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