Definition of conduit
1 : a natural or artificial channel through which something (such as a fluid) is conveyed a conduit for rainwater
2 archaic : fountain
3 : a pipe, tube, or tile for protecting electric wires or cables
4 : a means of transmitting or distributing a conduit for illicit payments a conduit of information
Examples of conduit in a Sentence
the major conduit for carrying water to the military base
water flowed along the conduit to the fountain
Recent Examples of conduit from the Web
My hunches and predilections do not qualify as conduits to truth.
True, many people who believe pray for miracles to reoccur and believe that our Torah reinforces the idea that miracles are the essential conduits to faith.
The state could also tighten rules on where pipelines are placed or require more mapping and inspections of underground flow lines, the smaller conduits that carry gas and oil from well sites.
The city's regional workforce, excellent public infrastructure and significant investment in conduit installation made Independence a desirable location for the data center, the press release said.
Pipes, conduits and beams were disguised as stalactites and stalagmites through the application of 700,000 pounds of cement and plaster.
After a comic-relief airstrike and a slew of dead insurgents, Ahmanet's free, and Nick is her human conduit to global domination.
The project also includes new curb and gutter and conduit for future fiber optic and electric facilities.
Seismic surveys showed deep fractures that could provide a conduit for methane escape, and acoustic surveys revealed some 600 methane seeps nearby, Jeff Tollefson writes for Nature.
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Origin and Etymology of conduit
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Definition of conduit for English Language Learners
: a pipe or tube through which something (such as water or wire) passes
: someone or something that is used as a way of sending something (such as information or money) from one place or person to another
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