What does the word funnel mean?

Usage examples for funnel

  1. He thought he was dead, and lying on the ever- dark face of the moon, in the centre of a funnel, formed by the solar rays, which streaked away to the infinite; and at the dark bottom of this funnel he saw the flaming eyes of the stars. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  2. Ye'll find th' funnel undher th' see- gar case. – Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen by Finley Peter Dunne
  3. We had come but a few hundred yards into the clear air when out of the mist bank behind us shot another tug, the smoke streaming from the funnel, the steam puffing noisily from the escapes and the engine straining to increase the speed. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott