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Noun: funnel  fú-n(u)l
  1. A conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
    - funnel shape
     
  2. 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
     
  3. (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)
Verb: funnel (funnelled,funnelling, or [US] funneled,funneling)  fú-n(u)l
  1. Move or pour through a funnel
    "funnel the liquid into the small bottle"
     
  2. Proceed through a narrow gap or passageway
    "Expect delays where the traffic funnels down to one lane"

Derived forms: funnelling, funnels, funneled, funnelled, funneling

Type of: cone, cone shape, conoid, displace, move, smokestack, stack, utensil

Part of: ship

Encyclopedia: Funnel