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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fun·nel /ˈfʌnḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fun·nel /ˈfənḷ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fun·nel n.
 1. A vessel of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids or pourable solids into a vessel with a narrow opening; a tunnel.
 2. A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the iron chimney of a steamship or the like.
 Funnel box Mining, an apparatus for collecting finely crushed ore from water. --Knight.
 Funnel stay Naut., one of the ropes or rods steadying a steamer's funnel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the
           two ends [syn: funnel shape]
      2: a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small
         end; used to channel the flow of substances into a
         container with a small mouth
      3: (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation
         or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a
      v : move or pour through a funnel; "funnel the liquid into the
          small bottle"
      [also: funnelling, funnelled]