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siphon

noun [C] uk ( also syphon)   /ˈsaɪ.fən/ us  
a tube that is bent in the shape of an "n", with each end in a separate container at two different levels, so that liquid can be pulled up into it from the higher container and go down through it into the lower container a soda siphon

siphon

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk ( also syphon)   /ˈsaɪ.fən/ us  
to remove liquid from a container using a siphon
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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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