Definition of Siphonage

1. n. The action of a siphon.



Definition of Siphonage

1. Noun. The action of a siphon. ¹

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Definition of Siphonage

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Medical Definition of Siphonage

1. Emptying of the stomach or other cavity by means of a siphon. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siphonage

sinusoidal projection
sinusoidally
sinusoids
sinusotomies
sinusotomy
sinuvertebral nerves
sioux
sip
sipage
sipe
siped
sipes
siphilis
siphon
siphon off
siphonage (current term)
siphonages
siphonal
siphonapteran
siphonapterology
siphonarid
siphonariid
siphonariids
siphonata
siphonate
siphoned
siphoner
siphoners
siphonet
siphonets

Literary usage of Siphonage

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1. The English Home by Banister Fletcher, Herbert Phillips Fletcher (1910)
"This siphonage would render the trap useless for preventing the inlet of foul air, and it may be obviated by fixing an anti-siphonage pipe, as shown at E, ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Plumbing by John Joseph Cosgrove (1922)
"It is siphonage which destroys the seals of traps when not properly ventilated, ... Air will then pass into the pipe and break the siphonage. ..."

3. Plumbing and Household Sanitation by John Pickering Putnam (1911)
"THE SiPHONAGE AND EVAPORATION OF TRAPS.* Report to the Boston City Board of Health. To the Boston City Board of Health:— Gentlemen:—The experiments ..."

4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1891)
"EXPERIMENTS ON TRAP siphonage. BY PROF. JE DENTON, HOBOKEN, NJ The experimental data presented herein represent the results of experiments which have been ..."

5. The English Home by Banister Fletcher, Herbert Phillips Fletcher (1910)
"CHAPTER X THE VENTILATION, TRAPPING, AND siphonage OF DRAINS General Principles—(Outlet pipes—Inlet pipes—Materials for pipes— Another theory of ..."

6. Plumbing Fixture Traps: An Historical, Statistical and Experimental by August E. Hansen (1921)
"Under these conditions there is no vacuum at the trap connection, consequently no trap siphonage. There exists on the other hand, ent; in fact, ..."

7. Standard Practical Plumbing: An Exhaustive Treatise on All Branches of by Robert Macy Starbuck (1910)
"CHAPTER VI THE siphonage OF TRAPS As already stated, the trap seal is broken more frequently by siphonage than by any other means. In fact, siphonage is the ..."

8. American Druggist (1885)
"The work is divided into three parts, the first treating of Traps, their siphonage, evaporation, et3. ; the second, of Lavatories, Waste Receptacles, ..."

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