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Could he have siphoned the water from one reservoir to the other?
Every few days some of the water was siphoned off through a piece of hose and fresh water run in.
The clear water is then siphoned or poured off and the glaze is ready for use.
Its weight may be inferred from the fact that it can be siphoned, or poured like water, from one vessel downward into another.
When the other tank, which is below the level and to one side, gets full of water, the fluid is siphoned out.
The clear water on top is siphoned off and the paste dried sufficiently to handle.
The whole is well stirred from time to time for 48 hours, and the clear liquor is siphoned off from the precipitate.
late 14c., from Latin sipho (genitive siphonis) "a siphon," from Greek siphon "pipe, tube for drawing wine from a cask," of unknown origin. Related: Siphonal.
1859, from siphon (n.). Figurative sense of "to draw off, divert" is recorded from 1940. Related: Siphoned; siphoning.
siphon si·phon (sī'fən)
A tube bent into an inverted U shape of unequal lengths, used to remove fluid by means of atmospheric pressure from a cavity or reservoir at one end of the tube over a barrier and out the other end. v. si·phoned, si·phon·ing, si·phons
To draw off or convey through a siphon.
To pass through a siphon.