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  • tunnellike — adjective Resembling a tunnel …   Wiktionary

  • tunnellike — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a tunnel …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind tunnel — noun Date: 1911 a tunnellike passage through which air is blown at a known velocity to investigate air flow around an object (as an airplane part or model) placed in the passage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tunnel — I. noun Etymology: Middle English tonel cask, tun, from Anglo French, from tone tun Date: 1508 1. a hollow conduit or recess ; tube, well 2. a. a covered passageway; specifically a horizontal passageway through or under an obstruction b. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …   Universalium

  • Johannesburg — /joh han is berrg , hah nis /; Du. /yoh hahn euhs buerddkh /, n. a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa. 1,441,000. * * * City (pop., 1996: metro. area, 1,480,530), northeastern South Africa. One of the country s largest cities …   Universalium

  • tunnel — tunneler; esp. Brit., tunneller, n. tunnellike, adj. /tun l/, n., v., tunneled, tunneling or (esp. Brit.) tunnelled, tunnelling. n. 1. an underground passage. 2. a passageway, as for trains or automobiles, through or under an obstruction, as a… …   Universalium

  • solids, mechanics of — ▪ physics Introduction       science concerned with the stressing (stress), deformation (deformation and flow), and failure of solid materials and structures.       What, then, is a solid? Any material, fluid or solid, can support normal forces.… …   Universalium

  • tunnelly — adjective Resembling or characterized by tunnels. This will be written under difficulties which you know shaky trains, tunnelly ways, crowded carriages... Syn: tunnellike …   Wiktionary

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