"siphon" in the noun sense
1. siphon, syphon
a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that gravity 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
"siphon" in the verb sense
1. siphon, syphon, siphon off
convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a 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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