What does the word syphon mean?

Usage examples for syphon

  1. After that he attacked a soda- water syphon until it gave a protesting gurgle. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  2. Now heat the syphon tube at the upper bend until it is flexible, and press the bulb at its end into the opening on the side of the other tube. – A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by Bernard D. Bolas
  3. He was nervous, therefore, and soon he was helping himself liberally from the decanter and with marked moderation from the syphon. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall