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.