siphonage


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siphonage

The withdrawal of liquid, as from a trap, 1, resulting from suction caused by liquid flow.
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Accidental aspiration of petroleum products in children can also be witnessed in adults working with petroleum products by siphonage or swallowing fire for demonstration purposes.
Mais sur ses themes de predilection - lutte contre l'immigration et l'insecurite - elle doit compter avec la concurrence de Nicolas Sarkozy, qui a adopte pour cette election la meme strategie de siphonage des voix d'extreme-droite qui lui avait reussi en 2007.
The waste connections to the stack had a separate ventilation pipe so as to eliminate siphonage. You can still see this sort of arrangement on some of our older buildings.
Hydrocarbon pneumonitis following diesel siphonage. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2004; 46:129-132.
The valve has been modified to try to prevent siphonage of blood or peritoneal fluid when the patient lies down or bends over.