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  • 1 tunnel-shaped — a. (Bot.) Infundibular, infundibuliform …

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  • 2 tunnel — ► NOUN ▪ an artificial underground passage, built through a hill or under a building or by a burrowing animal. ► VERB (tunnelled, tunnelling; US tunneled, tunneling) ▪ dig or force a passage underground or through something. DERIVATIVES tunneller …

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  • 3 tunnel — noun 1》 an artificial underground passage, as built through a hill or under a building or by a burrowing animal. 2》 a polytunnel. verb (tunnels, tunnelling, tunnelled; US tunnels, tunneling, tunneled) 1》 dig or force a passage underground or… …

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  • 4 Shaped charge — Sectioned high explosive anti tank round with the inner shaped charge visible …

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  • 5 Tunnel — This article is about underground passages. For other uses, see Tunnel (disambiguation). Underground tunnel for heatpipes between Rigshospitalet and Amagerværket in Denmark …

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  • 6 Tunnel boring machine — A tunnel boring machine that was used at Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository A tunnel boring machine (TBM) also known as a mole , is a machine used to excavate tunnels with a circular cross section through a variety of soil and rock strata.… …

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  • 7 Tunnel valley — A tunnel valley is a deep but narrow valley with a U shaped cross section and frequently a U shaped plan which is usually found filled with glacial till. It is formed when the edge of an ice sheet advances up a slope. Its length may be… …

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  • 8 Tunnel fins — The Tunnel fin is used on surfboards especially heavy longboards and longboard guns. The weight and length of these boards make it easier to control the fore and aft angle of the tunnel. As the name suggests it is shaped like a tunnel. Tunnel… …

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  • 9 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… …

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  • 10 tunnel — {{11}}tunnel (n.) mid 15c., funnel shaped net for catching birds, from M.Fr. tonnelle net, or tonel cask, dim. of O.Fr. tonne tun, cask for liquids, possibly from the same source as O.E. tunne (see TUN (Cf. tun)). Sense of tube, pipe (1540s)… …

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  • 11 tunnel —    Also referred to as funnel, alley, cone, and vessel. All five terms were introduced in or shortly before 1928 as more or less synonymous terms by the German American biological psychologist and philosopher Heinrich Klüver (1897 1979) to denote …

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  • 12 tunnel — /ˈtʌnəl / (say tunuhl) noun 1. an underground passage. 2. a passageway, as for trains, motor vehicles, etc., through or under an obstruction as a hill, mountain, river, town, harbour, etc. 3. an approximately horizontal passageway or gallery in a …

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  • 13 tunnel — tun•nel [[t]ˈtʌn l[/t]] n. v. neled, nel•ing (esp. brit.) nelled, nel•ling. 1) civ an underground passage 2) civ a passageway, as for trains or automobiles, through or under a mountain, river, or other obstruction 3) min an approximately… …

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  • 14 tunnel net — noun 1. : a long conical net for game or fish : fyke 2. : the narrow part of a pound net connecting the heart with the pot * * * tunnel net noun A funnel shaped net • • • Main Entry: ↑tunnel …

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  • 15 Wind tunnel — A wind tunnel is a research tool developed to assist with studying the effects of air moving over or around solid objects.Ways that wind speed and flow are measured in wind tunnels: * Threads can be attached to the surface of study objects to… …

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  • 16 Chicago Tunnel Company — Under the streets of Chicago, pre 1906. Locale Illinois Dates of operation 1906–1959 T …

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  • 17 Dublin Port Tunnel — Dublin Port Tunnel, southbound entrance, December 2006 …

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  • 18 Oslo Tunnel — Class 71 train exiting the Oslo Tunnel at Oslo Centra …

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  • 19 Ted Williams Tunnel — Infobox Bridge bridge name=Ted Williams Tunnel caption= official name= carries= crosses=Boston Harbor locale=South Boston, Massachusetts to Logan International Airport maint= id= design= mainspan=3,960 feet (1,207 m) length=8,448 feet (2,575 m)… …

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  • 20 Rathole tunnel — Rathole tunnels are railway tunnels where fumes from locomotives make passage through the tunnel unpleasantFact|date=February 2007. OverviewRathole tunnels are characterized by being long, steeply graded, narrow bores (often with single tracks).… …

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