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

Translation of siphon in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (tube)
    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

  • (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
    Example sentences
    • If straining methods do not adequately filter out the fine particles and sediment from the liqueur, try siphoning off the clear liquid.
    • You can recycle bath and washing water by using the garden hose to syphon the waste water onto the garden.
    • The simplest solutions like siphoning the washing water onto the garden are the most effective in the long run.

Phrasal verbs

siphon off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1
(liquid/fuel)
sacar con sifón
trasvasar
2
(money)
desviar
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