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Definition of "siphons" [siphons]

  • Plural form of siphon. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of siphon. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "siphons" in a sentence
  • "In any event, and questions of permeability aside, Texaco built between 800 and 1,000 pits in the concession area, according to one survey, and it systematically poked pipes, or "siphons," low through their sides to drain them downslope and keep them from overflowing in the tropical rains."
  • "Wheeler writes that parapsychology "siphons" between 1 and 20 million dollars per year away from the American taxpayer."
  • "One writer [2] is of the opinion that something of the secret of gunpowder had been obtained from the East and that the substance was actually projected by a charge of gunpowder; in short, that these "siphons" were primitive cannon."
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