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funnel

noun [C]  us   /ˈfʌn·əl/

funnel noun [C] (TUBE)

a tube with a wide opening at the top, sides that slope inward, and a narrow opening at the bottom, used for pouring liquids or powders into containers that have small openings: Pour the batter through a funnel into hot oil.

funnel

verb [I/T]  us   /ˈfʌn·əl/ (-l-, -ll-)

funnel verb [I/T] (MOVE)

to move or be moved through a narrow space, or to put something in a place or use something for a particular purpose: [I] The crowd funneled into the theater. [T] We’ve been funneling our money into renovations.
Translations of “funnel”
in Arabic قَمْع…
in Korean 깔대기…
in Malaysian corong, serombong…
in French entonnoir, cheminée…
in Turkish huni, (gemi, tren) baca…
in Italian imbuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管子, 漏斗…
in Russian воронка, дымоход, труба…
in Polish lejek, komin…
in Vietnamese cái phễu, phần dưới ống khói…
in Spanish embudo, chimenea, conducto de humos…
in Portuguese funil…
in Thai กรวย, ปล่องควัน…
in German der Trichter, der Schornstein…
in Catalan embut…
in Japanese じょうご…
in Indonesian corong, cerobong…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管子, 漏斗…
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