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n. - (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship); A conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end;

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  • funnel the liquid into the small bottle
  • Lodged in the funnel is an ice cube. when it melts and flows into the cup the cup overflows.
  • This he called a funnel; it was shaped like the top of a funnel.
  • Bias effects were examined in funnel plots and meta-regression models. for more
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