funnel


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Synonyms for funnel

Synonyms for funnel

a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends

a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end

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(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)

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move or pour through a funnel

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He arose in a terrible passion, slouched his funnel down over his eyes, swore a vast oath, uttered a threat of some character which I did not precisely comprehend, and finally made me a low bow and departed, wishing me, in the language of the archbishop in Gil-Blas, "beaucoup de bonheur et un peu plus de bon sens.
That her deck was deserted, though she had steam up, and from the volume of smoke pouring from her funnel was all ready to get under way made no impression upon him.
The Americans being steam-turbine ships, had from two to four blast funnels each; the Germans lay lower in the water, having explosive engines, which now for some reason made an unwonted mu tering roar.
I saw that flying-machine man hit the funnels of the big ironclad.
The Macedonia was now but a mile away, the black smoke pouring from her funnel at a right angle, so madly she raced, pounding through the sea at a seventeen-knot gait--"'Sky-hooting through the brine," as Wolf Larsen quoted while gazing at her.
A kind of arm carried a complicated metallic case, about which green flashes scintillated, and out of the funnel of this there smoked the Heat-Ray.
Some moments after, the two funnels of the frigate vomited torrents of black smoke, and the bridge quaked under the trembling of the boilers.
Its masts trembled down to their stepping holes, and the clouds of smoke could hardly find way out of the narrow funnels.
The "Scorpion" was lying well away from other craft, her four squat funnels emitting faint wreaths of smoke.
The smoke was pouring from the funnels of the destroyer.
Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel has placed an order for a 74-metre long freight vessel that will connect the island to the Port of Southampton.
We can now activate against the middle of the funnel, meaning how interested people are in the product.
In "Book Marketing: The Funnel Factor" author and media expert Gisela Hausmann draws upon her years of experience and expertise to show novice (and even experienced) authors how to get themselves and their books featured on TV, pitch the media, get invited to guest blog at famous well-read blogs, and get their self-published books into public libraries.
In terms of speed of death, in Australia we say funnel web, 15 minutes, no sweat.