duct

  • 1 duct — s.n. (anat.) Canal, tub. – Din lat. ductus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  DUCT s. v. conduct. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  duct s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sur …

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  • 2 duct — [dukt] n. [ML ducta, conduit < L ductus, a leading, conducting, pp. of ducere, to lead < IE base * deuk , to pull > TOW1, TUG, L dux, leader] 1. a tube, channel, or canal through which a gas or liquid moves 2. a tube in the body for the… …

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  • 3 Duct — (d[u^]kt), n. [L. ductus a leading, conducting, conduit, fr. ducere, ductum, to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Douche}.] 1. Any tube or canal by which a fluid or other substance is conducted or conveyed. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) One of the vessels… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 duct — [dʌkt] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: ductus, from ducere to lead ] 1.) a pipe or tube that liquids, air, ↑cables etc pass through ▪ Air is heated and then circulated through large ducts to all parts of the house. 2.) a narrow tube in your… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 duct — [ dʌkt ] noun count 1. ) a pipe or tube in a building that carries something such as air or protects wires: air conditioning ducts 2. ) a narrow tube that carries liquid inside your body or in an animal or plant: tear ducts a bile duct …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 duct — ► NOUN 1) a tube or passageway for air, cables, etc. 2) a vessel in the body for conveying lymph or glandular secretions. ► VERB ▪ convey through a duct. DERIVATIVES ducting noun. ORIGIN Latin ductus leading, aqueduct , from ducere lead …

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  • 7 duct — 1640s, course, direction, from L. ductus a leading, pp. of ducere to lead (see DUKE (Cf. duke) (n.)). Anatomical sense is from 1660s. Meaning conduit, channel is 1713; that of air tube in a structure is from 1884 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 duct — *channel, canal, conduit, aqueduct …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 duct — [n] channel, pipe aqueduct, canal, conduit, course, funnel, passage, tube, vessel, watercourse; concept 501 …

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  • 10 duct — ab·duct; aq·ue·duct; cal·i·duct; cir·cum·duct; coe·lo·mo·duct; con·duct·ance; con·duct·ment; de·duct·ibil·i·ty; dor·si·duct; duct·ed; duct·ing; duct·less; duct; gon·a·duct; gon·o·duct; in·duct; in·duct·ee; ne·phrid·io·duct; ner·vi·duct; ovi·duct; …

    English syllables

  • 11 Duct — A duct may refer to: Duct (anatomy), various ducts in anatomy and physiology Duct (HVAC), for transfer of air between spaces in a structure Duct tape, a kind of adhesive tape Ducted fan, motor for aircraft Electrical bus duct, a metal enclosure… …

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  • 12 duct — I. noun Etymology: New Latin ductus, from Medieval Latin, aqueduct, from Latin, act of leading, from ducere to lead more at tow Date: 1667 1. a bodily tube or vessel especially when carrying the secretion of a gland 2. a. a pipe, tube, or channel …

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  • 13 duct — [[t]dʌ̱kt[/t]] ducts 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A duct is a pipe, tube, or channel which carries a liquid or gas. ...a big air duct in the ceiling. 2) N COUNT: with supp A duct is a tube in your body which carries a liquid such as tears or bile …

    English dictionary

  • 14 duct — UK [dʌkt] / US noun [countable] Word forms duct : singular duct plural ducts 1) a pipe or tube in a building that carries something such as air or protects wires air conditioning ducts 2) a narrow tube that carries liquid inside your body or in… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 duct — A tube or channel through which air, gas, or liquid is conducted, conveyed, or moved. Also see air duct NACA duct oil duct …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 16 duct — noun Duct is used before these nouns: ↑tape Duct is used after these nouns: ↑tear, ↑ventilation …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 duct — noun 1》 a tube or passageway in a building or machine for air, cables, etc. 2》 a vessel in the body for conveying lymph or glandular secretions.     ↘a vessel in a plant for conveying water, sap, or air. verb convey through a duct. Derivatives… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 duct — noun (C) 1 a pipe or tube for carrying liquids, air, cables (cable1 (1)) etc: the air duct 2 a thin narrow tube that carries air, liquid etc inside your body, in a plant etc: a tear duct …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 duct — n. & v. n. 1 a channel or tube for conveying fluid, cable, etc. 2 a a tube in the body conveying secretions such as tears etc. b Bot. a tube formed by cells that have lost their intervening end walls, holding air, water, etc. v.tr. convey through …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 duct — ductless, adj. /dukt/, n. 1. any tube, canal, pipe, or conduit by which a fluid, air, or other substance is conducted or conveyed. 2. Anat., Zool. a tube, canal, or vessel conveying a body fluid, esp. a glandular secretion or excretion. 3. Bot. a …

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