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1. A vessel of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids into a close vessel; a tunnel.

2. 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.

(Science: chemical) funnel box, one of the ropes or rods steadying a steamer's funnel.

Origin: oe. Funel, fonel, prob. Through OF. Fr, L. Fundibulum, infundibulum, funnel, fr. Infundere to pour in; in in _ fundere to pour; cf. Armor. Founil funnel, W. Ffynel air hole, chimney. See Fuse.

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Protoplast Isolation

... the tube from time to time during incubation. <-- Is the gently stressed? Should it be very gently? 6. Tightly pack the spout of the filter funnel with a nylon gauze. <-- would a pair of tights suffice? 7. Pour the contents of the test tube into the filter funnel. 8. Wash any trapped ...

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by ev350
Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Protoplast Isolation
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What are your country's endemic animals?

... having said that Endemic species here in Australia are off the top of my head are ............ Koala, Kangaroo, Tree Kangaroo, Platypus, Echidna, Funnel web spider, Bandicoot, Antichinus, Emu, Wombat's and Galah's which i have already mentioned above aka "Homo sapian" Australia has around ...

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by vk4vfx
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What are your country's endemic animals?
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Views: 42391

Re: What kind of spider is this? Please Help

I'm going to have to say your incorrect. I do believe its a funnel web spider. Take a look.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tegenaria_domestica AND http://www.pestcontrolcanada.com/Questions/What%20is%20this%20pest.htm Number 3007 As far as Venom goes.... ...

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by philthykins
Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:06 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What kind of spider is this? Please Help
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Views: 5041

Antenna Pigments and short wavelength light

... light (red) has E = 1.77 eV 400 nm light (violet) has E = 3.1 eV If we use only 1.77 eV of a violet photon, the remaining 1.33 eV is not enough to funnel into P700. So, is it lost as heat? 1.33 eV is 932 nm which is in the infra-red. Thanks.

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by pingrybioguy
Fri May 14, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Antenna Pigments and short wavelength light
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Views: 4066

Spider Identification - Please Help!

... way. Usually they are very shy, and are not considered dangerous at all unless someone has an allergy to their bite. I believe they are a type of funnel spider. A great resource I use is whatsthatbug.com

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by javamonger
Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:19 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Spider Identification - Please Help!
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