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Use "syphon" in a sentence
"The well-known process of the syphon is the basis, but with this essential difference, that a large proportion of the water drawn up to the apex of the syphon is super-elevated to heights regulated by the fall obtained in the outlet leg."
"This _dip_ is called a syphon, and in no way retards the natural flow of the water."
"To "syphon" votes imples that they are being moved from one candidate to another."