Definition of Siphoning

1. Verb. (present participle of siphon) ¹



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Definition of Siphoning

1. siphon [v] - See also: siphon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siphoning

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

Literary usage of Siphoning

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1. The Water Supply, Sewerage and Plumbing of Modern City Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1909)
"Non-siphoning Traps.— Other improvements in plumbing details relate to the manufacture ... At this period several of the well-known non-siphoning traps and ..."

2. The Water Supply, Sewerage and Plumbing of Modern City Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1909)
"Non-siphoning Traps.— Other improvements in plumbing details relate to the manufacture ... At this period several of the well-known non-siphoning traps and ..."

3. The Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry edited by Edward Hart (1891)
"Second, a siphoning apparatus must be preferable to a percolating, because we are certain that every particle of the substance is soaked by fresh solvent ..."

4. Hints on the Drainage and Sewerage of Dwellings by William Paul Gerhard (1892)
"Two more non-siphoning traps close the list, which makes no pretension at all to be complete. Fig. 158 is a common S-trap, furnished at its FIG. 158. ..."

5. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1886)
"... the mid-depth samples in another. The Mississippi and the Missouri River water requires about ten days' settling to become clear. 264. siphoning off ..."

6. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1880)
"siphoning off, Filtering, and Weighing the Sediment.—When the water has become quite clear it is carefully siphoned off, and the residue is filtered through ..."

7. The Baltimore Book: A Resume of the Commercial, Industrial and Financial by Baltimore (Md.), Wilber Franklin Coyle (1912)
"This necessitates the siphoning of one beneath the other, and in one instance this has necessitated the construction of one of the largest siphons in the ..."

8. General Science: A Book of Projects by Edgar Alden Bedford (1921)
"siphoning LIQUID FROM x BARREL. The tube fits loosely in the opening at the top of the barrel. Why is this necessary ? Why cannot this barrel be completely ..."

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