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British English: /ˈsʌɪf(ə)n/
American English: /ˈsaɪfən/

Translation of siphon in German:


  • 2
    Saugheber, der

transitive verb

  • [durch einen Saugheber] laufen lassen
    siphon something from a tank
    etwas [mit einem Saugheber] aus einem Tank ablassen

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

siphon off

transitive verb
[figurative] (transfer)

siphon out

transitive verb

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