Definition Of funnel


a tube or pipe that is wide at the top and narrow at the bottom, used for guiding liquid or powder into a small opening.

He referred to the fact that he also knows at the present time that the cavity opening was like a funnel , narrow at the bottom and wide at the top.

guide or channel (something) through or as if through a funnel.

some $12.8 billion was funneled through the Marshall Plan

Example Of funnel

  • a funnel of light fell from a circular ceiling

  • A sea funnel , taking the shape and appearance of an under-water tornado grew in size, swallowing up everything that came close enough to it.

  • Approximately 5 ml of this suspension, corresponding to 200 mg of cells, were dispersed onto a nylon membrane using a Buchner funnel to remove liquid medium.

  • As we walked inside, we saw Dennis coming down the stairs carrying a long tube with a large funnel attached to it.

  • As you lower the handle, station three's case rises into the powder funnel and the case-actuated powder measure drops the correct charge.

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