- Funneling is defined as the process of pouring something through an inverted cone with a small hole at one end and a wide mouth at the other end.
An example of funneling is pouring sand through the wide mouth of an inverted cone to create sand art using the sand pouring through the small hole.
Variant of funnel
- an instrument consisting of an inverted cone with a hole at the small end, or a tapering or cylindrical tube with a wide, cone-shaped mouth, for pouring liquids and powders into containers that have small openings
- a thing shaped like a funnel
- a cylindrical smokestack, as of a steamship
- a chimney or flue
Origin of funnelMiddle English fonel ; from (prob. via an Old French form) ProvenÃ§al fonilh, enfonilh ; from Classical Latin fundibulum, infundibulum, a funnel ; from infundere, to pour in ; from in-, in- + fundere, to pour: see found