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siphon

(also

syphon

)
1 noun for transferring liquidsiofónsoda siphon siofón sóide 2 noun ZOOL in molluscsiofón 3 verb transfer (petrol, liquid) TRANSITIVEsiofón verbto siphon petrol peitreal a shiofónadhwater was siphoned off for other purposes cuireadh uisce ar leataobh le haghaidh gnóthaí eile 4 verb LAW move (money etc) illicitly TRANSITIVEhe illegally siphoned money from the account bhradaigh sé airgead amach as an gcuntas go mídhleathach, chúbláil sé airgead as an gcuntas go mídhleathachthe extra candidate siphoned votes from all the major parties ghoid an t-iarrthóir breise vótaí ó na páirtithe móra ar fad, sciob an t-iarrthóir breise vótaí ó na páirtithe móra uilewe must ensure that resources aren't siphoned off into the pockets of greedy corporations caithfimid a chinntiú nach seolfar acmhainní isteach i gcistí comhlachtaí santacha