inverted siphon

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  • Inverted siphon — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inverted siphon — diukeris statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Slėginis vandentakis vandeniui per kliūtis pervaryti, nutiestas upės arba kanalo dugnu, po keliu. atitikmenys: angl. inverted siphon; sag pipe vok. Düker, m rus. дюкер, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • inverted siphon — noun : a pipe for conducting water beneath a depressed place …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siphon — Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphon barometer — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphon bottle — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphon condenser — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphon cup — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphon gauge — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphon pump — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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