/ (ˈsaɪfən) /

  1. a variant spelling of siphon

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How to use syphon in a sentence

  • Smith was undoing and inspecting the parcels, having placed the syphon and fruit on the table.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson
  • By inserting a wooden rod and valve, this tube would be converted into a powerful syphon, or syringe.

    The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • A similar operation is carried out on the side of the tube to which the syphon tube is to be joined.

  • (c) Bent syphon tube, with pipette nozzle attached by means of rubber tubing and fitted with pinch-cock.

  • Those who are acquainted with the principle of the syphon will understand at once the working of such an arrangement as this.

    The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux