Definition of Siphon off

1. Verb. Convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon.

Exact synonyms: Siphon, Syphon
Generic synonyms: Draw, Take Out
Derivative terms: Syphon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siphon Off

sinusoidal functions
sinusoidal projection
sinusoidally
sinusoids
sinusotomies
sinusotomy
sinuvertebral nerves
sioux
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sipes
siphilis
siphon
siphon off (current term)
siphonage
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siphonapteran
siphonapterology
siphonarid
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siphonariids
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siphoned
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siphonet

Literary usage of Siphon off

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry: A Course of Laboratory and Classroom Study by Arthur Alphonzo Blanchard, Joseph Warren Phelan (1922)
"siphon off the clear liquid and evaporate it to dryness in a porcelain dish. Powder the sodium carbonate so obtained, and preserve it in a cork.stoppered ..."

2. Convention by Convention, National Electric Light Association (1905)
"You can also draw off acid, and if water is good and pure fill cell; and then, while water runs in at one side siphon off at the other, stirring up the ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"siphon off the clear liquid. Wash the precipitate by adding clear water, stirring, ... siphon off the clear water, strain the precipitate through muslin, ..."

4. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"Allow the sample to settle eight minutes and decant carefully or siphon off the supernatant liquid to a depth of 8 cm. below the surface of the liquid. ..."

5. The Construction of Roads and Pavements by Thomas Radford Agg (1920)
"Allow the sample to settle eight minutes and decant carefully or siphon off the supernatant liquid to a depth of 8 cm. below the surface of the liquid. ..."

6. Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1903)
"... contact with the soil for three days, frequently shaking or rolling the flask, then allow to settle, and siphon off the clear liquid into another flask; ..."

7. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1913)
"The ether is allowed to siphon off at least a dozen times,* and then, ... The number of times the liquid should be allowed to siphon off varies in every ..."

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