Definition of Siphon

Siphon n. means: The anterior prolongation of the margin of any gastropod shell for the protection of the soft siphon.

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Siphon n. means: The anterior prolongation of the margin of any gastropod shell for the protection of the soft siphon.

Meaning of Siphon

Siphon (n.) means: The anterior prolongation of the margin of any gastropod shell for the protection of the soft siphon.

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Siphon (v. t.): To convey, or draw off, by means of a siphon, as a liquid from one vessel to another at a lower level.

Siphon (n.): The anterior prolongation of the margin of any gastropod shell for the protection of the soft siphon.

Siphonal (a.): Of or pertaining to a siphon; resembling a siphon.

Siphoid (n.): A siphon bottle. See under Siphon, n.

Siphon (n.): A siphon bottle.

Siphonate (a.): Having a siphon or siphons.

Siphonage (n.): The action of a siphon.

Siphonic (a.): Of or pertaining to a siphon.

Phragmosiphon (n.): The siphon of a phragmocone.

Siphon (n.): The siphuncle of a cephalopod shell.

Siphon (n.): A sproutlike prolongation in front of the mouth of many gephyreans.

Siphoniferous (a.): Siphon-bearing, as the shell of the nautilus and other cephalopods.

Siphon (n.): The sucking proboscis of certain parasitic insects and crustaceans.

Asiphonate (a.): Destitute of a siphon or breathing tube; -- said of many bivalve shells.

Crane (n.): A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.

Siphon (n.): A tubular organ connected both with the esophagus and the intestine of certain sea urchins and annelids.

Siphonobranchiate (a.): Having a siphon, or siphons, to convey water to the gills; belonging or pertaining to the Siphonobranchiata.

Prosiphon (n.): A minute tube found in the protoconch of ammonites, and not connected with the true siphon.

Spoutshell (n.): Any marine gastropod shell of the genus Apporhais having an elongated siphon. See Illust. under Rostrifera.

Siphonostomatous (a.): Having the front edge of the aperture of the shell prolonged in the shape of a channel for the protection of the siphon; -- said of certain gastropods.

Siphon (n.): One of the tubes or folds of the mantle border of a bivalve or gastropod mollusk by which water is conducted into the gill cavity. See Illust. under Mya, and Lamellibranchiata.

Siphonata (n. pl.): A tribe of bivalve mollusks in which the posterior mantle border is prolonged into two tubes or siphons. Called also Siphoniata. See Siphon, 2 (a), and Quahaug.

Pallet (n.): One of a pair of shelly plates that protect the siphon tubes of certain bivalves, as the Teredo. See Illust. of Teredo.

Infundibulum (n.): The siphon of Cephalopoda. See Cephalopoda.

Tube-shell (n.): Any bivalve mollusk which secretes a shelly tube around its siphon, as the watering-shell.

Siphon (n.): The tubular organ through which water is ejected from the gill cavity of a cephaloid. It serves as a locomotive organ, by guiding and confining the jet of water. Called also siphuncle. See Illust. under Loligo, and Dibranchiata.

Calamary (n.): A cephalopod, belonging to the genus Loligo and related genera. There are many species. They have a sack of inklike fluid which they discharge from the siphon tube, when pursued or alarmed, in order to confuse their enemies. Their shell is a thin horny plate, within the flesh of the back, shaped very much like a quill pen. In America they are called squids. See Squid.

Siphon (n.): A device, consisting of a pipe or tube bent so as to form two branches or legs of unequal length, by which a liquid can be transferred to a lower level, as from one vessel to another, over an intermediate elevation, by the action of the pressure of the atmosphere in forcing the liquid up the shorter branch of the pipe immersed in it, while the continued excess of weight of the liquid in the longer branch (when once filled) causes a continuous flow. The flow takes place only when the discharging extremity of the pipe ia lower than the higher liquid surface, and when no part of the pipe is higher above the surface than the same liquid will rise by atmospheric pressure; that is, about 33 feet for water, and 30 inches for mercury, near the sea level.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Siphon

Meaning of SIPHON

SIPHON means: Siphon is slang for to urinate.

Meaning of siphon the python

siphon the python means: to urinate

Meaning of syphon the python

syphon the python means: Vrb phrs. Of males, to urinate. Light-hearted expression, also spelt 'siphon the python'.

Meaning of siphon the python

siphon the python means: Vrb phrs. Of males, to urinate. Also 'syphon the python'.

Meaning of siphon the python, syphon the python

siphon the python, syphon the python means: To urinate.

Meaning of Slash

Slash means: - Something a lager lout might be seen doing in the street after his curry - having a slash. Other expressions used to describe this bodily function include; siphon the python, shake the snake, wee, pee, piss, piddle and having a jimmy.

Meaning of Slash

Slash means: Something a lager lout might be seen doing in the street after his curry - having a slash. Other expressions used to describe this bodily function include; siphon the python, shake the snake, wee, pee, piss, piddle and having a jimmy.

Meaning of TIJUANA CREDIT CARD

TIJUANA CREDIT CARD means: Tijuana credit card is American slang for a siphon used to steal fuel from another car's tank.

Meaning of OKIE CREDIT CARD

OKIE CREDIT CARD means: Okie credit card is American slang for a siphon used to steal fuel from another car's tank.

Meaning of GEORGIA CREDIT CARD

GEORGIA CREDIT CARD means: Georgia credit card is American slang for a siphon used to steal fuel from another car's tank.

Meaning of Siphon

Siphon means: To convey, or draw off, by means of a siphon, as a liquid from one vessel to another at a lower level.

Meaning of Siphon

Siphon means: The anterior prolongation of the margin of any gastropod shell for the protection of the soft siphon.

Meaning of Siphonal

Siphonal means: Of or pertaining to a siphon; resembling a siphon.

Meaning of Siphoid

Siphoid means: A siphon bottle. See under Siphon, n.

Meaning of Siphon

Siphon means: A siphon bottle.

Meaning of Siphonate

Siphonate means: Having a siphon or siphons.

Meaning of Siphonage

Siphonage means: The action of a siphon.

Meaning of Siphonic

Siphonic means: Of or pertaining to a siphon.

Meaning of Phragmosiphon

Phragmosiphon means: The siphon of a phragmocone.

Meaning of Siphon

Siphon means: The siphuncle of a cephalopod shell.

Meaning of Siphon

Siphon means: A sproutlike prolongation in front of the mouth of many gephyreans.

Meaning of Siphoniferous

Siphoniferous means: Siphon-bearing, as the shell of the nautilus and other cephalopods.

Meaning of Siphon

Siphon means: The sucking proboscis of certain parasitic insects and crustaceans.

Meaning of Asiphonate

Asiphonate means: Destitute of a siphon or breathing tube; -- said of many bivalve shells.

Meaning of Crane

Crane means: A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Fluxionary

Fluxionary means: Pertaining to, or caused by, an increased flow of blood to a part; congestive; as, a fluxionary hemorrhage.

Meaning of Publishment

Publishment means: The act or process of making publicly known; publication.

Meaning of Regulate

Regulate means: To put in good order; as, to regulate the disordered state of a nation or its finances.

Meaning of Shelves

Shelves means: of Shelf

Meaning of Wagon-roofed

Wagon-roofed means: Having a roof, or top, shaped like an inverted U; wagon-headed.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CADBURY CHANNEL

CADBURY CHANNEL means: Cadbury channel is British slang for the anus.

Meaning of fugly

fugly means: Adj. Very ugly. A combination of the words fucking ugly. Also fuggly. [Orig. U.S.]

Meaning of SEVENUP

SEVENUP means: crack

Meaning of aglet

aglet means: eyelet, the hole through which a bootlace is passed or reeved

Meaning of ball-and-chain

ball-and-chain means: Marriage. Check out his Mercedes; he's just balling.

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