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  1. siphon

    • IPA[ˈsʌɪf(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      a tube used to convey liquid upwards from a reservoir and then down to a lower level of its own accord. Once the liquid has been forced into the tube, typically by suction or immersion, flow continues unaided.;a tubular organ in an aquatic animal, especially a mollusc, through which water is drawn in or expelled.
    • v.
      draw off or convey (liquid) by means of a siphon;draw off or transfer over a period of time, especially illegally or unfairly
    • verb: siphon, 3rd person present: siphons, gerund or present participle: siphoning, past tense: siphoned, past participle: siphoned

    • noun: siphon, plural noun: siphons

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    名詞

    • 1. a tube used to convey liquid upwards from a reservoir and then down to a lower level of its own accord. Once the liquid has been forced into the tube, typically by suction or immersion, flow continues unaided.
    • a tubular organ in an aquatic animal, especially a mollusc, through which water is drawn in or expelled.

    動詞

    • 1. draw off or convey (liquid) by means of a siphon a piece of tubing was used to siphon petrol a gravel cleaner that removes detritus without siphoning off water
    • draw off or transfer over a period of time, especially illegally or unfairly he's been siphoning money off the firm
    • n.
      a bottle from which carbonated water is dispensed by allowing the gas pressure to force it out.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈsīfən]

    美式

    • n.
      a tube used to convey liquid upwards from a reservoir and then down to a lower level of its own ...
    • v.
      draw off or convey (liquid) by means of a siphon: a gravel cleaner that removes detritus without siphoning off water

    Oxford American Dictionary