Definition of siphon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

siphon

 noun
(also syphon)noun
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪfn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪfn//
 
 
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a tube that is used to move liquid from one container down into another, lower container Word Origin late Middle English: from French, or via Latin from Greek siphōn ‘pipe’. The verb dates from the mid 19th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: siphon

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