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siphon

US [ˈsaɪf(ə)n]
UK ['saɪf(ə)n]
  • n.虹吸管
  • v.用虹吸管吸(或抽);(尤指私自或非法)抽走
  • Web虹吸式;水管;虹吸壶
Plural Form:siphons  Present Participle:siphoning  Past Tense:siphoned  
siphon
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n.
1.
虹吸管a tube that is used to move liquid from one container to another lower container
v.
1.
~ sth (+ adv./prep.)
用虹吸管吸(或抽)to move a liquid from one container to another, using a siphon
I siphoned the gasoline out of the car into a can.
我用虹吸管把汽车里的汽油抽到桶里。
The waste liquid needs to be siphoned off.
需要把废液抽走。
2.
(informal)
~ sth (+ adv./prep.)
(尤指私自或非法)抽走,转移(钱)to remove money from one place and move it to another, especially dishonestly or illegally
She has been accused of siphoning off thousands of pounds from the company into her own bank account.
她被指控把公司的几千英镑转移到了自己的账户里。

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