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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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