What is another word for siphons?

28 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈa͡ɪfənz], [ sˈa‍ɪfənz], [ s_ˈaɪ_f_ə_n_z]

Siphons are tubes or pipes that are generally used to transfer liquids from one container to another. They are commonly found in laboratories, aquariums, and industrial settings. However, there are also many different words that can be used to describe siphons. Some synonyms for the word siphons include tubes, conduits, hoses, pipes, and channels. Other synonyms might include pumps, vacuums, aspirators, and ejectors. Regardless of the terminology used, the basic function of siphons remains the same: to move liquids from one place to another using the principles of gravity or atmospheric pressure.

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Usage examples for Siphons

Pa Wagor had sunk the barrels underground, using siphons, "just in case of fire."
"Land of the Burnt Thigh"
Edith Eudora Kohl
Place a mussel in the aquarium, and note the opening and closing of the valves of the shell; the hinge connecting the valves; the foot protruding from the shell; the movements by means of the foot; the mantle lobes lining the shell and visible at the open margins; the two siphons at the rear of the animal-water currents may be observed entering the upper and emerging from the lower of these.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study"
Ontario Ministry of Education
siphons are scarce at sea.
"A Man to His Mate"
J. Allan Dunn

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