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funnel (n.)

c. 1400, funell, fonel, from Old French *founel, apparently a word from a southern French dialect, such as Provençal enfounilh (Weekley calls it "a word from the Southern wine trade"), from Late Latin fundibulum, shortened from Latin infundibulum "a funnel or hopper in a mill," from infundere "pour in," from in- "in" + fundere "to pour" (from nasalized form of PIE root *gheu- "to pour").

funnel (v.)

1590s, from funnel (n.). Related: Funneled; funneling.

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Definitions of funnel
1
funnel (n.)
a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends;
Synonyms: funnel shape
funnel (n.)
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;
funnel (n.)
(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship);
2
funnel (v.)
move or pour through a funnel;
funnel the liquid into the small bottle
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