[ sahy-fuh-nij ]
/ ˈsaɪ fə nɪdʒ /
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the action of a siphon.
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Example sentences from the Web for siphonage
A condition somewhat similar, but acting in a reverse way, is presented in what is commonly termed "siphonage."
The S trap is, upon the whole, the best, but it should be provided with a vent-pipe to prevent siphonage.
Medical definitions for siphonage
[ sī′fə-nĭj ]
The emptying of a cavity, such as the stomach, by means of a siphon.
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