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siphon

noun [C] ( also syphon)  /ˈsɑɪ·fən/ us  
a bent tube for moving liquid from a higher container to a lower container, using gravity to keep the liquid flowing through the tube

siphon

verb [T always + adv/prep] ( also syphon,    /ˈsɑɪ·fən/)  /ˈsɑɪ·fən/ us  
to remove liquid from a container using a siphon: Somebody siphoned the gas out of our car last night.
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Translations of “siphon”
in Spanish sifón…
in French siphon, siphon (d’eau gazeuse)…
in German der Siphon, die Siphonflasche…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虹吸管, 蘇打水瓶,汽水瓶…
in Russian сифон…
in Turkish sifon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虹吸管, 苏打水瓶,汽水瓶…
in Polish rurka, syfon…
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