Translation of siphon in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsaɪfən/


  • 1.1 (tube) sifón (masculine) 1.2 (container) sifón (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • In the extinguisher, a plastic siphon tube leads from the bottom of the fire-suppressant reservoir to the top of the extinguisher.
    • Keep a syphon tube in the boot incase you need to make a quick refill.
    • Not one to waste time, I unscrewed the gas cap and slipped the siphon tube into the tank.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [liquid/fuel] sacar* con sifón they siphon the liquid out of the barrel into the bottles usan un sifón para trasvasar el líquido del barril a las botellas

Phrasal verbs

siphon off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [liquid/fuel] sacar* con sifón, trasvasar 1.2 [money] desviar*

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