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English definition of “siphon”

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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