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duct

  

      n  
1    a tube, pipe, or canal by means of which a substance, esp. a fluid or gas, is conveyed  
2    any bodily passage, esp. one conveying secretions or excretions  
3    a narrow tubular cavity in plants, often containing resin or some other substance  
4      (Also called)    conduit          a channel or pipe carrying electric cable or wires  
5    a passage through which air can flow, as in air conditioning  
6    the ink reservoir in a printing press  
     (C17: from Latin ductus a leading (in Medieval Latin: aqueduct), from ducere to lead)  
  ductless      adj  


conduit  
      n  
1    a pipe or channel for carrying a fluid  
2    a rigid tube or duct for carrying and protecting electrical wires or cables  
3    an agency or means of access, communication, etc.  
4      (Botany)   a water-transporting element in a plant; a xylem vessel or a tracheid  
5       a rare word for       fountain  
     (C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin conductus channel, aqueduct, from Latin conducere to lead, conduce)  
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conduit  
      n  
1    a pipe or channel for carrying a fluid  
2    a rigid tube or duct for carrying and protecting electrical wires or cables  
3    an agency or means of access, communication, etc.  
4      (Botany)   a water-transporting element in a plant; a xylem vessel or a tracheid  
5       a rare word for       fountain  
     (C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin conductus channel, aqueduct, from Latin conducere to lead, conduce)  

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conduit

  
  
canal, channel, duct, main, passage, pipe, tube  

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