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  • A cormidium may contain a single nutritive siphon (" monogastric ") or several siphons (" polygastric ").

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  • Siphons are sometimes used to carry the water over an undulating grade and thereby save the expense of a deep rock cutting.

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  • In the former will be found such things as siphons," Hero's fountain," penny-in-theslot "machines, a fire-engine, a water-organ, and arrangements employing the force of steam.

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  • Mantle closed to a considerable extent; siphons well developed; gills much folded and frequently prolonged into the branchial siphon.

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  • In the Mississippi valley water is taken from the river by flumes in the levees or by siphons.

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  • Mantle not extensively closed; two pallial sutures and two well developed siphons.

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  • Asymmetrical, inequivalve, fixed, with extensive pallial sutures; no siphons.

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  • Mantle largely closed, siphons long, united.

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  • When the new cells grow no further, but constitute a palisading round the central cell covering its whole length, the condition is reached which characterizes the species of Polysiphonia, the " siphons " of which may be regarded as one-celled branches.

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  • Mytilus possesses no siphonal tube-like productions of the margin of the mantle-skirt, nor any notching of the same, representative of the siphons which are found in its fresh-water ally, the Dreissensia polymorpha.

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  • It is said that in the reign of Constantine Pogonatus (648-685) an architect named Callinicus, who had fled from Heliopolis in Syria to Constantinople, prepared a wet fire which was thrown out from siphons (TO bta Twv o wwwv ic4 €pbjsevov 7rUp u-ypov), and that by its aid the ships of the Saracens were set on fire at Cyzicus and their defeat assured.

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  • Particular attention is given to inverted siphons in gravity sewers because they tend to present the largest range of design problems.

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  • In siphonate forms the pallial muscle is not simple, but is indented posteriorly by a sinus formed by the muscles which retract the siphons.

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  • The network of dams and tunnels is one of the world 's biggest construction projects, and siphons water from Lesotho to South Africa.

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  • Claria 's pop-up then siphons away the resulting users.

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  • The Ukraine siphons off gas from this supply, stimulating shortages across the EU.

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  • This is the drink used in " soda siphons " - which I suppose is fairly obvious.

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  • We also manufacture market-leading plastic flushing siphons, flushing and inlet valves, in-wall frames and supports, spares and accessories.

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  • The second clue might be "One simply siphons the excess thoughts from one's mind, pours them into the basin, and examines them at one's leisure."

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  • Everyone he interacts with is similarly fooled into thinking they are living a real life, but in reality, they are encased in tanks, living a virtual life while world-ruling machinery siphons off their energy.

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  • Siphons or nutritive appendages, from which the order takes its.

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  • The siphons have been compared to the manubrium of a medusa-individual, or to polyps, and hence are sometimes termed gastrozoids.

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  • In their most primitive form they are seen in Velella as " gonosiphons," which possess mouths like the ordinary sterile siphons and bud free medusae.

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  • Pipes conveying the water of an aqueduct across a valley and following the contour of the sides are sometimes called siphons, though they do not depend on the principle of the above instrument.

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  • The phenomenon of " concrescence " which we have already had to note as showing itself so importantly in regard to the free edges of the mantle-skirt and the formation of the siphons, is what, above all things, has complicated the structure of the Lamellibranch ctenidium.

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  • Siphons short.

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  • Cyrenellidae.-Two elongated, united, non-retractile siphons; freshwater.

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  • Cycladidae.-One siphon or two free siphons with simple orifices; pallial line simple; hermaphrodite, embryos incubated in external gill-plate; freshwater, Cyclas; British.

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  • Cardiniidae.-Shell elon removed, and the siphons gated, inequilateral.

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  • Megalodontidae.-Shell 1a, tr, Upper and lower inequilateral, thick; posterior siphons adductor impression on a myo ms, Siphonal muscle of the phorous apophysis.

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  • Tellinidae.-External gill-plate directed upwards; siphons separate and elongated; foot with byssus; palps very large; ligament external.

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  • Scrobiculariidae.-External gill-plates directed upwards; siphons separate and excessively long; foot without byssus.

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  • Mesodesmatidae.-External gill-plate directed ventrally; siphons separate and equal.

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  • Two pallial sutures, siphons somewhat elongated and partially or wholly united.

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  • Siphons generally short.

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  • Tridacnidae.-Mantle closed to a considerable extent; apertures distant from each other; no siphons; a single adductor; shell thick.

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  • The solution is removed by ladles or by siphons, and the residue is leached out with boiling water; this removes the sulphates.

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  • Mactridae.-External gill-plate directed ventrally; siphons united, invested by a chitinous sheath; foot long, bent at an angle, without byssus.

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  • Cardiidae.-Mantle slightly closed; siphons very short surrounded by papillae which often bear eyes; foot very long.

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