Associations to the word «Funnel»

Pictures for the word «Funnel»


FUNNEL, noun. A utensil of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids etc. into a close vessel; a tunnel.
FUNNEL, noun. A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the chimney of a steamship or the like.
FUNNEL, verb. To use a funnel.
FUNNEL, verb. To proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel; to narrow or condense.
FUNNEL, verb. (transitive) To direct (money or resources).
FUNNEL CAKE, noun. (US) A specialty food made from deep-fried batter and originally associated with the Pennsylvania Dutch region of the United States.
FUNNEL CAKES, noun. Plural of funnel cake
FUNNEL CHANTERELLE, noun. An edible mushroom, Cantharellus tubaeformis.
FUNNEL CHANTERELLES, noun. Plural of funnel chanterelle
FUNNEL CLOUD, noun. (meteorology) A tapering cloud descending from a larger storm cloud, indicating the presence of an intense vortex. A tornado is a funnel cloud which reaches the ground.
FUNNEL CLOUDS, noun. Plural of funnel cloud
FUNNEL MARK, noun. (nautical) The identifying mark of a shipping company, displayed on the ship's funnel (smokestack).
FUNNEL PLOT, noun. (statistics) A scatterplot of effect size against a measure of study size or variablity, used primarily as a visual aid to detecting and displaying bias or systematic heterogeneity.
FUNNEL PLOTS, noun. Plural of funnel plot
FUNNEL WEAVER, noun. An araneomorph funnel-web spider.
FUNNEL WEAVERS, noun. Plural of funnel weaver

Dictionary definition

FUNNEL, noun. A conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends.
FUNNEL, noun. A conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end; used to channel the flow of substances into a container with a small mouth.
FUNNEL, noun. (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship).
FUNNEL, verb. Move or pour through a funnel; "funnel the liquid into the small bottle".

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