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Definition 1: a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for siphon in the sense of this definition

(siphon is a kind of ...) a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function

(siphon belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

Definition 2: a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that gravity forces the liquid through the tube - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for siphon in the sense of this definition

(siphon is a kind of ...) conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

Definition 3: move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action - [verb of contact]

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

  • siphon gas into the tank

(siphon is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Definition 4: convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for siphon in the sense of this definition

(siphon is a kind of ...) take liquid out of a container or well

"She drew water from the barrel"

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