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sifón
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sifón(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (bottle)
a. siphon
El camarero trajó el sifón para echar soda a su whisky.The waiter brought the siphon to pour some soda into her whisky.
b. syphon
El chef hizo una espuma de queso con un sifón.The chef made a cheese foam with a syphon.
2. (in plumbing)
a. trap
Se ha atascado el sifón del inodoro.The toilet's trap is blocked.
b. U-bend (United Kingdom)
El sifón del fregadero pierde agua y hay que cambiarlo.The U-bend under the sink has a leak and needs changing.
3. (beer)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. draft beer
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Todos fueron al bar y pideron sifones.Everyone went to the bar and asked for draft beer.
b. draught beer (United Kingdom)
¿Tienen sifón?Do you have draught beer?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(carbonated water)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. soda water
Siempre tomo el vermú con sifón.I always take my vermouth with soda water.
b. soda
¿Le echó un poquito de sifón en el whisky?Would you like some soda in your whisky?
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sifón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agua carbónica)
a. soda (water)
2. (de wc)
a. trap, U-bend
3. (tubo)
a. siphon
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sifón
1 (Técnica) trap; U-bend
2 [de agua] siphon; syphon
whisky con sifón whisky and soda
3 (Geología) flooded underground chamber
4 (And) (cerveza) beer; bottled beer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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