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funnel

1. a hollow utensil with a wide mouth tapering to a small hole, used for pouring liquids, powders, etc., into a narrow-necked vessel
2. a smokestack for smoke and exhaust gases, as on a steamship or steam locomotive

funnel

[′fən·əl]
(design engineering)
A tube with one conical end that sometimes holds a filter; the function is to direct flow of a liquid or, if a filter is present, to direct a flow that was filtered.
(naval architecture)
A smokestack of a ship.

funnel

funnel
The safe-approach area centered on the ILS (Instrument Landing System) glide path and normally considered to extend 0.5° above and below and 2° left and right. Aircraft inside the funnel should be able to land.
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Reuse empty 2-liter plastic soda bottles by cutting off the top third of the bottle and keeping it in your trunk to use as a funnel when adding oil to your car's engine.
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Then one day a company called Satern Custom Machining sent me a couple of metal funnels they manufacture.
For this reason, I back off 100 yards or so from food sources to hunt funnels where deer coming into a field will be less likely to wind me.
The Titan's large brew funnels are capable of holding up to 28 ounces of ground coffee and include the BUNN SplashGuard for safety.
In 1865, Alfred founded the Ocean Steamship Company with its technologically advanced ships featuring distinctive black and powder blue funnels which made them instantly recognisable around the world.
Version 2 chromatography funnels are made of chemically resistant, unbreakable, spark-proof, boil-proof and rust-proof high density polyethylene (HDPE).
Researchers have proposed that such a hot spot arises when the strong magnetic fields around a cooling neutron star funnels energy back onto a small patch of the star's surface.
The funnels themselves are electro-conductive, industrial grade black polypropylene material designed to be corrosion resistant.
Each funnel is at a different height, and because of the random scatter of the tubes in Plan and different orientation of the funnels, each has a slightly different sound, depending on the state of the tide, and the shape and frequency of the waves: sighing or sucking, gurgling or glugging, whooshing or weeping, sometimes almost silent, susurrating and gently dripping when the funnel is above the surface.
The systems include larger diameter funnels for easier pouring, versatile and durable closures, a removal neck screen to trap large particles, and a redesigned vent system with removable filter to reduce fumes and splashing.