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funnel in Technology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfunnelfun‧nel1 /ˈfʌnl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 funnel.jpg TDa thin tube with a wide top that you use for pouring liquid into a container with a narrow opening, such as a bottle2 TT British English a metal chimney that allows smoke from a steam engine or steamship to get out
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funnelMade a funnel of the waxed paper, and tipped it into my wide-open mouth.One is reduced to her ribs; the other still has her steel plating and her funnel.From the other, funnels of smoke poured with flames licking behind them, lighting the dark smoke garishly.MacLane lit up a cigarette and breathed smoke into the funnel of light.An opening in a small pipe near the end of the funnel chuffed steam in bursts.