Caliduct Cal"i*duct, n. [See {Caloriduct}.] A pipe or duct used to convey hot air or steam. [1913 Webster]

Subterranean caliducts have been introduced. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • Caliduct — Caliducts were a kind of pipes, or canals, placed along the walls of houses and apartments, used by the ancients for the conveyance of heat to several remote parts of the house, from one common furnace …   Wikipedia

  • caliduct — /kal i dukt /, n. a pipe or duct for conveying a heating medium, as hot air or steam. [1645 55; < L cali(dus) warm + DUCT, modeled on AQUEDUCT] * * * …   Universalium

  • caliduct — noun A pipe or duct used, especially in ancient times, to convey hot air or steam for heating purposes …   Wiktionary

  • caliduct — cal·i·duct …   English syllables

  • caliduct —   n. conduit for hot fluid …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • caliduct — ˈkaləˌdəkt noun ( s) Etymology: Latin calidus hot + English duct (as in aqueduct, ventiduct) : a duct to convey hot air, hot water, or steam for heating …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caloriduct — Ca*lor i*duct, n. [L. calor heat (fr. calere to warm) + E. duct.] A tube or duct for conducting heat; a caliduct. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calid — Calid, warm, heiß; Calididät, Wärme; Caliduct, Wärmeleiter, Heizröhre …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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