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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An enclosed conduit for a fluid; A bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; A continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls.

Usage examples (3)
  • Wrap him in duct-tape and bring him to the law.
  • They incorporated the F-duct which is a sensational idea.
  • They'll be too busy duct-taping their mayonnaise jars shut. for more
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  • The traveler "ducked" (to lower quickly) into the air "duct" (a tube or passage that carries liquid, gas, or air) to retrieve her "ducat" (a ticket) for the train.
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