how to pronounce siphon


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the above transcription of siphon is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

siphon is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of siphon in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… then i will charge it with a siphon gun …”

meanings of siphon


  1. A bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other, in which hydrostatic pressure exerted due to the force of gravity moves liquid from one reservoir to another.
  2. A soda siphon.
  3. A tubelike organ found in animals or elongated cell found in plants.


  1. To steal or skim off in small amounts; to embezzle.
  2. To transfer (liquid) by means of a siphon.

siphon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word siphon occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics siphon can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that siphon can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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