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conduit

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  1. 1 a long hollow cylinder for carrying a substance (as a liquid or gas) the major conduit for carrying water to the military base Synonyms channel, pipe, duct, leader, line, penstock, trough, tubeRelated Words drain, drainpipe, funnel, hydrant, main, smokestack, spout, standpipe, stovepipe, tile, waste pipe, waterspout; pipage (or pipeage), pipeline, piping

  2. 2 an open man-made passageway for water water flowed along the conduit to the fountain Synonyms aqueduct, canal, channel, course, flume, racecourse, raceway, watercourse, waterwayRelated Words millrace, millstream; floodway, sluice, sluiceway, spillway; swash, tideway, torrent; gutter, trough; river, rivulet, stream



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