Definition of Siphonic

1. a. Of or pertaining to a siphon.



Definition of Siphonic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a siphon. ¹

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Definition of Siphonic

1. siphonal [adj] - See also: siphonal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siphonic

siphonal
siphonapteran
siphonapterology
siphonarid
siphonariid
siphonariids
siphonata
siphonate
siphoned
siphoner
siphoners
siphonet
siphonets
siphonia
siphoniata
siphonic (current term)
siphonifer
siphoniferous
siphoning
siphonium
siphonlike
siphonobranchiata
siphonobranchiate
siphonoglyph
siphonoglyphe
siphonoglyphes
siphonoglyphs
siphonophora
siphonophoran
siphonophorans

Literary usage of Siphonic

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1. Sewerage and Sewage Disposal: A Textbook by Leonard Metcalf, Harrison Prescott Eddy (1922)
"There are three classes of such apparatus used with intermittent sand filters: air-controlled siphonic apparatus, mechanically-controlled siphonic apparatus ..."

2. The English Home by Banister Fletcher, Herbert Phillips Fletcher (1910)
"siphonic CLOSET. The siphonic closet has found favour in recent years, and 111. ... Shank's siphonic closet, in which the emptying of the basin is produced ..."

3. Lectures on the Principles of House Drainage: Delivered Before the Suffolk by John Pickering Putnam (1886)
"Subsequent siphonic action cannot remove this water for the following reasons: The water standing in the inlet-arm after its partial removal from the body ..."

4. How to Drain a House: Practical Information for Householders by George Edwin Waring (1902)
"... Under strong siphonic action about one- half of this water follows the air toward the drain ; this amount being removed, the deflecting surfaces of that ..."

5. Domestic Sanitary Engineering and Plumbing: Dealing with Domestic Water by Frank W. Raynes (1909)
"The best wc's at the present time are the " wash-down " and " siphonic " types. There are patterns of these, however, that are not free from structural ..."

6. Domestic Sanitary Engineering and Plumbing: Dealing with Domestic Water by Frank W. Raynes (1909)
"The best wc's at the present time are the " wash-down " and " siphonic " types. There are patterns of these, however, that are not free from structural ..."

7. Domestic Sanitary Engineering and Plumbing by Frank W. Raynes (1920)
"The best wc's at the present time are the " wash-down " and " siphonic " types. There are patterns of these, however, that are not free from structural ..."

8. Sanitary Engineering of Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1899)
"The effect of siphonic action on traps located above the fixture ... To what extent siphonic action may be reduced by varying the inclination of the waste ..."

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