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A funnel is used for pouring something in it such that it can be going out slower/more controlled. From to broad to narrow.

I'm looking for the opposite of the thing "funnel".

Mostly in the context of an app that would take a single signal and spread it out really broadly.

The closest I got was a "broadcast", but that's not really an object.

  • Consider "megaphone". – Hot Licks Jan 4 '16 at 0:32
  • Lennuf, would be my guess. – Drew Jan 4 '16 at 0:58
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    How about a (spray) nozzle – Jim Jan 4 '16 at 4:18
  • @Drew That did cross my mind as well. – PascalVKooten Jan 4 '16 at 9:38
  • Wouldn't broadcaster work? – Tim Ward Jan 4 '16 at 13:53
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Distributor
Dispenser
Disseminator

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    also sprinkler [head]. – Graffito Jan 3 '16 at 23:55
  • I would lean toward distributor or broadcaster... – Tim Ward Jan 4 '16 at 13:54
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Where the hitherto confined stream of a river branches out into many outflows that fan out into the sea, that is called a delta.

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Here are a few words fitting different contexts: "nozzle", "horn", "diffusor", "spreader", "expansion", "opening". As you state

Mostly in the context of an app that would take a single signal and spread it out really broadly.

you might want to go for something like "diseminator", "multiplier", "distributor", "amplifier".

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