Definition of funnel
What does funnel mean?
- a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
- 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
- (nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)
verb (funnelled, funnelling)
- move or pour through a funnel
- A utensil of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids etc. into a close vessel; a tunnel.
- A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the chimney of a steamship or the like.
- To use a funnel.
- To proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel; to narrow or condense.
- [transitive] To direct (money or resources).
Phrases with funnel
Phrases starting with the word funnel:
- funnel web
- Funnel Cake
- Funnel Lily
- Funnel Mark
- Funnel Plot
- funnel cloud
- funnel shape
- Funnel Weaver
- Funnel Supercoil
- Funnel Chanterelle
Phrases ending with the word funnel:
- to funnel
- Filter Funnel
- Büchner Funnel
- Weighing Funnel
- Separating Funnel
- Desognaphosa funnel
Other phrases containing the word funnel:
- Blue Funnel Lily
- Pink Funnel Lily
- Cuban Funnel-Eared Bat
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"Funnel" is a 2013 short comedy adventure film written and directed by Andre Hyland.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Michael Rizzo
- executive producer: Andre Hyland
- written by Andre Hyland
- starring: Andre Hyland as Andre
- cinematography by Shane Johnston
- edited by Andre Hyland
- genres: Adventure Film, Comedy
- released on
- official website: funnelbyandrehyland.tumblr.com
"Funnel" is a musical EP of The Cedars Two.
- released on (4 years ago)
- Funnel: A funnel is the smokestack or chimney on a ship used to expel boiler steam and smoke or engine exhaust. They are also commonly referred to as stacks.
- Funnel: In Computer Science, a funnel is a synchronization primitive used in kernel development to protect system resources. First used on Digital UNIX as a way to "funnel" device driver execution onto a single processor, funnels are now used in the Mac OS X kernel to serialize access to the BSD portion of xnu.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for funnel
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Google Analytics (2010)
by Justin Cutroni
A funnel is a series of predefined steps, or pages, that a visitor must pass through before reaching a goal. Not every goal will have...
Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Ii (2008)
by Dr. A. V. Kasture, Dr. S. G. Wadodkar
Buchner funnel is a perforated bottom porcelain funnel. The funnel is placed on the flask by rubber bung. A filter paper of the size ...
Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1995)
Volume 52 - Solid-Liquid Separation: Clarifiers and Thickeners Selection to Specific Gravity and Specific Heats by John J. McKetta Jr
SLOUGHS FUNNEL FLOW (RAT -HOLEl MUST ExCEED REO'D "CRITICAL CORE" DIMENSION ExPANDED FLOW MASS FLOW FIG 2 The three basic material flow patterns from storage. For simplicity, they are shown without the potential ...
Pocket Encyclopedia (1811)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall
There are various kinds of rain-gauges: that used at the apartments belonging to the Royal Society, at Somerset- House, is thus described: The vessel which receives the rain is a conical funnel, strengthened at the top by a brass ring twelve ...
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Photo about funnel
- Funnel Hole
Zawn Funnel, Tol-Pedn-Penwith (Gwennap Head).
Photo credit: treehouse1977
- Yellow Funnel Spring
The Yellow Funnel Spring along the Back Basin trail in Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone.
It got its name at a time the pool was lined with (yellow) sulfur. However, the spring can be both calm and clear, dry, steamy or like this - murky and bubbling.
Photo credit: Bernt Rostad
- Solar funnel cooker - teri chicken
Put some teri chicken in the funnel cooker at 2:45 and it was done an hour later. Two marinated boneless, skinless chiken breasts with garlic and ginger spread on top.
The thermometer needle is partially obscurred by the circular design in the glass lid but shows just over 225F.
Photo credit: EBKauai
- Stena Line Funnel
close up of the funnel of the "Stena Pioneer" (?) berthed at Fleetwood.
Photo credit: Bob the courier
- Giant Funnel Cap
Giant Funnel Caps, up to 18 cm diameter.
Photo credit: polandeze
- Red Funnel Ferry & NYK Libra Container Ship
Red Funnel car ferry leaving Southampton Water for Cowes, Isle of Wight. NYK Libra container ship also leaving Southampton Water, taken from Calshot Spit.
Photo credit: damo1977
- Dust Funnel in the Desert
Dust Funnel on the way to Uluru
Photo credit: Alli Polin
- Solar Funnel Cooker with side supports
This solar funnel cooker has triangular wood supports for added wind and weather resistance.
They attach with Velcro pieces.
Photo credit: EBKauai
- Rusty Funnel
Photo credit: Marion Doss
- Red Funnel Red Jet
Red Funnel Red Jets. The left one is heading towards the Isle of Wight from Southampton, the other is making the return crossing. Taken from Calshot Spit.
Photo credit: damo1977
- Moon and funnel
Coruisk's funnel reveals the Moon.
Photo credit: SuborbitalPigeon
- Marketing Funnel - by Avinash
You can learn a lot about your marketing funnel by studying your website analytics.
Photo credit: Thos003
- Waverley funnel closeup
A closeup view of one of the PS Waverleys funnels.
Photo credit: atomicjeep
- Campbell's famous White Funnel Fleet
The Bristol Channel was to develop into one of the major areas for Paddle Steamer operation in the UK after the decision of Peter and Alec Campbell, sons of the well-known Firth of Clyde steamboat owner Captain Bob Campbell, to sell their business to the newly-formed Caledonian Steam Packet Company and, from 1889, base their operations at Bristol. The inevitable domination of the Clyde services by three competing railway companies and the under-development of steamer operations on the Bristol Channel made the move a sensible decision. In 1887, Campbell's paddler Waverley had been chartered for use on the channel and in the following year, Captain Alec brought the vessel south once again on his own account. Captain Bob died in April 1888 and the scene was set for P & A Campbell's "White Funnel" fleet to dominate coastal cruising and ferry operations for the next 80 years.
Photo credit: brizzle born and bred
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- Sales Funnel Definition
The following video is part of BusinessTraining.com video module series. Each video focuses on different business niches and is tailored to training business...
- How to set up a Marketing Funnel Explanation For Beginners
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Scrabble value of F4U1N1N1E1L1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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