funneling


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funneling

[′fən·əl·iŋ]
(astronomy)
The convergence of the evolutionary paths of stars from different parts of the main sequence into the red giant region on a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.
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The body, the only organization in Japan coordinating organ transplants, was told by the then Health and Welfare Ministry in the autumn of 1997 to stop funneling donations.
However, the organization failed to mention the alleged funneling of donations in a recent in-house survey submitted to the ministry, according to the sources.