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English definition of “funnel”

funnel

verb     /ˈfʌn.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
[I or T, usually + adv/prep] to put something, or to travel, through a funnel or something that acts like a funnel: The wind funnels down these narrow streets. The children funnelled along the corridor into the school hall. If you funnel the oil into the engine, you're less likely to spill it.Movement of liquids [T usually + adv/prep] to send something directly and intentionally: No one knows who has been funnelling weapons to the terrorists.Delivering and despatching
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