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The Pro also includes a larger air duct and an oversized air filter compared to the X8 Hybrid, and can handle more debris pickup.—Umar Shakir, The Verge, 26 Sep. 2023 Aids with lymphatic drainage: The lymphatic system consists of a network of nodes, ducts, and vessels that are responsible for draining extracellular fluid (lymph) into the blood stream.—Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 19 July 2023 Gallstones can cause swelling and block the duct into the intestine, causing stomachaches.25 Typically, pain strikes the right side of the upper abdomen, particularly after eating high-fat foods.—Amanda Gardner, Health, 29 Oct. 2023 Descending from the attic in the Chandler condo, Allen announced that while the duct work was a mess, the real problem was outside, where an old compressor had given out in the heat.—Jack Herrera, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2023 Authorities said the fire was isolated to the duct work though some smoke spread to other parts of the hotel.—Isabella Volmert, Dallas News, 13 July 2023 Ductal carcinoma in situ, a condition sometimes called non-invasive or stage-zero breast cancer, is a very early finding of disease in the cells that line the milk ducts of the breast.—Carolyn Barber, Fortune, 2 Oct. 2023 These formulas have tiny aluminum molecules that plug up sweat gland ducts and prevent the propulsion of sweat, says Dr. Reich.—Alexis Benveniste, Allure, 26 Sep. 2023 When your hands and feet come into contact with water for more than a few minutes, the sweat ducts in your skin open, allowing water to flow into the skin tissue.—Guy German, Binghamton University, Discover Magazine, 31 Aug. 2023
Duct size and compatibility: Matching the exhaust fan's duct size and type with your existing ductwork or ventilation system can reduce the need for additional ductwork modifications or adapters.—Kaitlyn McInnis, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Apr. 2023 The board approved the purchase of items needed for educating during the coronavirus, including $200,000 for HVAC ultraviolet disinfectant emitters for A /C units and duct microbial control and $150,000 for COVID-19 testing that provides results in about 24-36 hours.—Savannah Mehrtens, Houston Chronicle, 12 Aug. 2020 Fire crews accessed the roof and found a fire in the hood and duct system coming from the kitchen.—Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 12 Dec. 2022 Cellphone videos taken by other passengers show onboard fights, flight attendants being assaulted, other passengers being punched, offenders often duct taped to their seats and law enforcement escorting passengers off planes.—Peter Greenberg, CBS News, 23 Sep. 2022 Participants were able to receive roof repairs, duct cleanings, mold remediation and other large repairs.—jsonline.com, 1 Sep. 2022 The NASCAR Research and Development team designed, and printed using a Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D printer, an underside NACA duct for engine cooling for the cars.—Greg Engle, Forbes, 1 June 2022 Her 53-year-old son, Bart, had been left bound and duct taped to his wheelchair with garbage over his face.—Harriet Sokmensuer, PEOPLE.com, 13 Dec. 2021 Jaron Johnson also duct taped her hands behind her, according to the affidavit.—Meredith Colias-Pete, chicagotribune.com, 23 Nov. 2021 See More
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New Latin ductus, from Medieval Latin, aqueduct, from Latin, act of leading, from ducere to lead — more at tow entry 1