Siphonage
Siphonage \Si"phon*age\, n. The action of a siphon. [1913 Webster]

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  • siphonage — [sī′fənij] n. the act of siphoning …   English World dictionary

  • siphonage — (entrée créée par le supplément) (si fo na j ) s. m. Action de puiser un liquide à l aide de siphons. •   Il entre dans le laboratoire, pose sa lanterne sur un baril placé à gauche de la porte d entrée et procède avec P.... au travail du… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • siphonage — siphon (also syphon) ► NOUN ▪ a tube used to convey liquid upwards from a container and then down to a lower level, the flow being maintained by atmospheric pressure. ► VERB 1) draw off or convey (liquid) by means of a siphon. 2) draw off (small… …   English terms dictionary

  • siphonage — /suy feuh nij/, n. the action of a siphon. [1850 55; SIPHON + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • siphonage — Emptying of the stomach or other cavity by means of a siphon. * * * n. the transfer of liquid from one container to another by means of a bent tube. The procedure is used in gastric lavage, when the stomach is filled with water through a funnel… …   Medical dictionary

  • siphonage — n. act of conveying a liquid through a siphon, act of transferring a liquid from one container to another using a long tube and the force of atmospheric pressure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • siphonage — si·phon·age …   English syllables

  • siphonage — n. the transfer of liquid from one container to another by means of a bent tube. The procedure is used in gastric lavage, when the stomach is filled with water through a funnel and rubber tube, and the tube is then bent downwards to act as a… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • siphonage — /ˈsaɪfənɪdʒ/ (say suyfuhnij) noun the action of a siphon …   Australian English dictionary

  • siphonage — ˈsīf(ə)nij noun ( s) Etymology: siphon + age : the action or use of a siphon …   Useful english dictionary

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