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Definition 1: (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship) - [noun denoting artifact]

(funnel is a kind of ...) a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated

(funnel belongs to category ...) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Definition 2: a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end; used to channel the flow of substances into a container with a small mouth - [noun denoting artifact]

(funnel is a kind of ...) an implement for practical use (especially in a household)

(funnel is a part of ...) the flared opening of a tubular device

Definition 3: a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for funnel in the sense of this definition

(funnel is a kind of ...) a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point

Definition 4: move or pour through a funnel - [verb of contact]

Samples where funnel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • funnel the liquid into the small bottle

(funnel is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

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