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Tundish vs. Funnel

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Tundishnoun

A kind of funnel used in brewing fitting into the bung-hole of a tun or cask.

Funnelnoun

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.

Tundishnoun

A funnel used in smelting, foundry work etc.

Funnelnoun

A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the chimney of a steamship or the like.

Tundishnoun

A funnel used to create a siphonic break in a drainage system and/or provide visual indication of flow, usually in an overflow line.

Funnelverb

To use a funnel.

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Tundish

The word tundish originates from a shallow wooden dish with an outlet channel, fitting into the bunghole of a tun or cask and forming a kind of funnel for filling it. These were originally used in brewing.

Funnelverb

(intransitive) To proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel; to narrow or condense.

‘Expect delays where the traffic funnels down to one lane.’;

Funnelverb

(transitive) To direct, focus or channel (money, resources, emotions, etc.).

‘Our taxes are being funnelled into pointless government initiatives.’;

Funnelverb

(transitive) To consume (beer, etc.) rapidly through a funnel, typically as a stunt at a party.

Funnelnoun

A vessel of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids or pourable solids into a vessel with a narrow opening; a tunnel.

Funnelnoun

A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the iron chimney of a steamship or the like.

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Funnelnoun

a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends

Funnelnoun

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

Funnelnoun

(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)

Funnelverb

move or pour through a funnel;

‘funnel the liquid into the small bottle’;

Funnel

A funnel is a tube or pipe that is wide at the top and narrow at the bottom, used for guiding liquid or powder into a small opening. Funnels are usually made of stainless steel, aluminium, glass, or plastic.

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