city and the
See also:county-seat of Minnehaha county, South Dakota, U . S . A., on the Big
See also:river, about 12 m . N.W. of the N.W. corner of
See also:Iowa . Pop . (1890), 10,177; (1900) 10,266, of whom 1858 were
See also:born; (1905), 12,283; (1910), 14,094 . It is the largest city in the state . Sioux Falls is served by the Chicago,
See also:Milwaukee & St Paul, the Chicago,
See also:Island & Pacific, the
See also:Northern, the
See also:Illinois Central, the Chicago, St Paul, Minneapolis &
See also:Omaha (
See also:North-Western lines), and the South Dakota Central
See also:railways . In the city are the State
See also:Penitentiary, the State
See also:Children's Home, the South Dakota School for
See also:Deaf Mutes, a
See also:United States
See also:Building, the County
See also:House, Sioux Falls
See also:College (Baptist; used as a container for aerated
See also:waters a
See also:tube passes through the
See also:neck of the vessel, one end terminating in a curved spout while the other reaches to the bottom of the interior . On this tube is a
See also:valve which is opened by pressing a
See also:lever . The vessel is filled through the spout, and the
See also:water is driven out by the pressure of the
See also:gas it contains, when the valve is opened . The " Regency portable fountain, " patented in 1825 by
See also:Charles Plinth, was the prototype of the
See also:modern siphon, from which it differed in having a stopcock in place of a spring valve .
The " siphon champenois " of Deleuze and Dutillet (1829) was a hollow corkscrew, with valve, which was passed through the
See also:cork into a bottle of effervescent liquid, and the "
See also:vase siphoide " of
See also:Antoine Perpigna (Savaresse pere), patented in 1837, was essentially the modern siphon, its
See also:head being fitted with a valve which was closed by a spring .
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