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After training, his lab witnessed new synaptic growth between the sensory neuron that felt touch and the motor neuron that triggered the siphon withdrawal reflex.Memories Can Be Injected and Survive Amputation and Metamorphosis - Facts So Romantic|Marco Altamirano|October 20, 2020|Nautilus
First, they allow Paul to siphon off attention from whichever potential candidate is making news.
What are the economic factors in play when you siphon off access to the coasts?Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director|Marlow Stern|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How sick do you have to be to siphon money away from an event for the needy?12-12-12 Concert Ticket Scalpers: The Hurricane Sandy Benefit Spoilers|Winston Ross|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“In order to save the day, I had to siphon gasoline out of a car, which involved me sucking it out of a tube,” said Donahue.Growgirl: Heather Donahue’s Journey From ‘Blair Witch’ to Growing Marijuana|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By the end of 1983, Wilson had managed to siphon $300 million of unused Pentagon cash to the Afghan mujahideen.
The homemade siphon shown in the sketch consists of two rubber corks and a glass tube with a rubber hose connected to it.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
He was back again in a trice, a flask in one hand, a soda siphon in the other, and a small glass balanced on his thumb.Red Pepper Burns|Grace S. Richmond
So saying he dispensed whisky and cigarettes, there being a siphon and glasses, and three matches in a match-stand, on the table.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
Now, are we going to discuss this thing rationally, or do you want to hit me with a heavy siphon?The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
Sir William Thomson's siphon recorder, in all its present completeness, must take rank as a masterpiece of invention.Heroes of the Telegraph|J. Munro