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 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.
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 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.
Then a second and third flying-machine passed between Bert and the American ironclad, dropping bombs also, and a fourth, its rider hit by a bullet, reeled down and dashed itself to pieces and exploded between the shot-torn funnels, blowing them apart.
I saw that flying-machine man hit the funnels of the big ironclad.
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.
We believe that the second funnel significantly improved the design of funnel traps.
8 on the list was the Northwest Arkansas Naturals' own Funnel Dog ($3.50), available at the Cider Shack BBQ stand.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched coordination with countries, which have nationals onboard the flotilla convoy raided by Israeli naval forces, in a bid to funnel them to Jordan and then ensure their safe return home.
Summary: BP is still racing against time to build a funnel to help contain the busted oil rig which is gushing oil into the Mexican Gulf.
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